Russia to distribute over 1 million Sputnik V shots at home by year-end - minister

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  • Wednesday, 30 Dec 2020

FILE PHOTO: Paramedics wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) enters the house of a patient, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the village of Vybiti, Novgorod Region, Russia December 10, 2020. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will have supplied more than 1 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V to its own national inoculation programme by the end of this year, a government minister said on Wednesday.

Russia, which began rolling out the vaccine in early December, has so far produced over 2 million doses in total, Industry Minister Denis Manturov told state television.

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