Russia will sell 32 million coronavirus vaccines to a Mexican pharmaceutical company

Russia to sell doses of coronavirus vaccine to Mexican pharmaceutical company Vaccine delivery is expected to take place in November 2020...

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  • Russia to sell doses of coronavirus vaccine to Mexican pharmaceutical company
  • Vaccine delivery is expected to take place in November 2020
  • Russian Fund for Direct Investment of Russia watches over the development of the vaccine

Russia will sell doses of the coronavirus vaccine to Mexican pharmaceutical companies.

Russia’s sovereign wealth fund announced that it has signed an agreement to supply the Mexican pharmaceutical company Landsteiner Scientific with 32 million doses of “Sputnik-V,” the coronavirus vaccine produced in Russia, according to the media report. Reuters.

According to the information, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) expects delivery of the vaccine to Mexico to begin in November, according to the approval of Mexican regulators.

“We have agreed to deliver the large batch of Sputnik-V vaccine to Mexico, which will help 25% of the Mexican population receive access to the safe and effective vaccine,” said RDIF Director Kirill Dmitriev.

In the case of the United States, its regulators authorized the vaccine for home use in early August, after conducting initial small-scale human trials.

Actually, Russia is testing 40,000 people in a test that was launched on August 26.

Likewise, RDIF indicated that Landsteiner Scientific de México will also be distributing the coronavirus vaccine.

In previous conversations, Mexico told Moscow that it was willing to carry out tests on the last stage of the vaccine that was produced in Russia. They later agreed to carry out trials of vaccines developed by the American firm Johnson & Johnson and two Chinese companies.

In addition, in August, RDIF signed its first export agreement with Kazakhstan, which will purchase more than 2 million doses initially and could then increase the volume to 5 million doses, according to RDIF.

The RDIF is the one who supports the development of the vaccine to stop the COVID-19 pandemic in Russia.

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Last Tuesday, the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, announced that a vaccine against the coronavirus had been registered in his country, and said that his daughter has already been inoculated with the drug.

According to the AP agency, in remarks at a government meeting on Tuesday, Putin indicated that the vaccine had proven its effectiveness during tests and offered lasting immunity against the virus.

Putin stressed that the vaccine had passed the necessary tests, and mentioned that one of his two daughters had received an injection and was feeling fine, AP detailed.

“I would like to repeat that it has passed all the necessary tests. The most important thing is to ensure the total safety of using the vaccine and its efficacy ”, he emphasized.

He detailed that his daughter had had 38 degrees Celsius (100.4 Fahrenheit) on the day of the first injection, which dropped to 37 degrees (98.6 Fahrenheit) the next day. After the second injection she had a slight rise in temperature again, but that was all.

“He feels good and has a high number of antibodies,” said Putin, who did not specify which of his two daughters – Maria or Katerina – had been vaccinated, AP reported.

As Russian authorities have already indicated, health personnel, teachers and other risk groups will be the first to be vaccinated.

With Putin’s announcement, Russia becomes the first country to register a coronavirus vaccine. However, the AP noted, many scientists within and outside the country have been skeptical, questioning the decision to register the vaccine before phase 3 trials, which typically last months and involve thousands of people.

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The ABC newspaper, citing Reuters, also reported that Russia has registered the coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday and that it will soon be mass-produced for the population.

In the words of Putin that ABC collects, the president said: “This morning, for the first time in the world, a vaccine against the new coronavirus has been registered.”

He stressed that the Russian vaccine against the coronavirus produces a “stable immunity”, so it would be yielding positive results.

According to the AP, Putin insisted that the vaccination would be voluntary once it is finally released on the market.

As indicated by the Russian Direct Investment Fund, in the month of November it is expected that the vaccine to shovel the COVID-19 virus will be made and start with the corresponding distribution to achieve the objective for which it was created.

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