Russia plans COVID-19 vaccine output at 6 million doses a month - RIA

Published On: August 24, 2020 07:00 AM NPT By: Reuters

MOSCOW, Aug 24: Russia expects to produce between 1.5 million and 2 million doses per month of its potential COVID-19 vaccine by the year end, gradually ramping up production to 6 million doses a month, the RIA news agency cited industry minister Denis Manturov as saying on Sunday.

Large-scale testing of the vaccine, developed by Moscow’s Gamaleya institute, is due to start in Russia next week.

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