The Serbian regulator has issued permission to use 2,400 doses of the drug. The representative of the regulator Pavle Delic stressed that Sputnik V meets all the requirements for the effectiveness and safety of vaccines
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The Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices (ALIMS) of Serbia has issued a permit for the import into the country of 2.4 thousand doses of the Russian vaccine against coronavirus infection Sputnik V. About this agency Tanjug reported representative of the medical regulator Pavle Delic.
According to him, the drug meets all the requirements established by the legislation, which confirms its quality, effectiveness and safety.
In early December to the country entered a trial batch of Sputnik V vaccine for testing – 20 doses. Prime Minister of Serbia Ana Brnabic spokethat Belgrade is interested in the joint production of the drug.
Later President Aleksandr Vucic statedthat the Serbian authorities discussed such a possibility with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Brnabic stressed that Serbs will have a choice of several vaccines, subject to the recommendations and approvals of the competent medical authorities.