Iran plans to start making Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine in April

Iran plans to start making Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine in April
Iran has received more than 400,000 of the 2 million doses it ordered from Russia. (File/AFP)
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Updated 26 March 2021

Iran plans to start making Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine in April

Iran plans to start making Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine in April
  • Iran approved Sputnik V for domestic use in January

MOSCOW: Iran expects to start domestic production of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine in April, the RIA news agency cited the Iranian ambassador to Moscow as saying on Friday.
Iran approved Sputnik V for domestic use in January, and says it has received more than 400,000 of the 2 million doses it ordered from Russia.