Slovakia turns into 2nd EU nation to approve Russia’s Sputnik

Slovakia has turn out to be the second European Union nation to authorize use of the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Slovakia on Wednesday grew to become the second European Union nation to authorize use of the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine, which has not but been permitted by the bloc’s drug regulator.

The Slovak authorities requested Well being Minister Vladimir Lengvarsky to make the COVID-19 vaccine accessible by June 7.

Slovakia has 200,000 doses of Sputnik V vaccine in inventory however had not allowed its use till now.

Hungary is the one different EU nation to make use of Sputnik V, which has not been approved by the European Medicines Company.

A secret deal for Slovakia to buy 2 million Sputnik V photographs orchestrated by then-Prime Minister Igor Matovic triggered a political disaster in March that resulted within the Slovak authorities’s collapse.

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