Russia donates Sputnik Light Covid-19 vaccine to Laos


A handout photo provided by the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) shows samples of Sputnik Light vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology. - Reuters

VIENTIANE, Oct 11 (Vientiane Times/ANN): The Ministry of Health has welcomed a donation of 30,000 doses of the Sputnik Light vaccine from the Russian Embassy to assist Laos’ efforts to control the spread of Covid-19.

The Russian-made vaccine was handed over on Oct 6 by Russian Embassy staff headed by the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Laos, Mr Vladimir Kalinin, to Minister of Health Dr Bounfeng Phoummalaysith and officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs along with other ministry officials.

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