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Uzbekistan certifies Russia's Sputnik V vaccine for domestic use - RDIF

by Reuters
Wednesday, 17 February 2021 11:39 GMT

MOSCOW, Feb 17 (Reuters) - Russia's RDIF sovereign wealth fund said on Wednesday that Uzbekistan has certified Moscow's Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19 for domestic use, becoming the 27th country to do so to date aside from Russia itself.

The Central Asian nation said earlier on Wednesday that it planned to purchase 1 million doses of the Russian-developed vaccine. (Writing by Polina Ivanova; Editing by Alison Williams)

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