Armenia to produce Sputnik Light vaccines

Armenia to produce Sputnik Light vaccines

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenia will start producing Sputnik Light vaccines, Deputy Prime Minister Mher Grigoryan told a forum on Armenian-Russian economic cooperation on Monday, September 20, Armenpress reports.

Grigoryan delivered remarks at the event, thanking Russia for its support in combatting the spread of the coronavirus.

"Several batches of Sputnik V vaccine have been acquired through the Russian Direct Investment Fund, and a technological transfer process has been organized for the production of Sputnik Light vaccine in Armenia," Grigoryan said.

Armenia is currently using AstraZeneca, Sputnik-V, Sinopharm and CoronaVac vaccines to inoculate people aged above 18. The vaccination program rolled out across the country in mid-April, with health authorities also setting up mobile vaccination facilities near shopping malls and on major streets in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia.

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