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UAE approves Sputnik Light as universal booster

30.11.2021 120 просмотров

The booster vaccine will be available to all residents aged 18 and over.


The use of the single-component Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik Light as a universal booster for all vaccines has been approved in the UAE, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said in a statement.

“RDIF announces the approval of the use of the Russian single-component vaccine against coronavirus „ Sputnik Light as a universal booster for all vaccines in the UAE by the country’s Ministry of Health and Prevention,” the report says. after 6 months after receiving the second component of any of the vaccines used in the vaccination program in the UAE, to be specified in the RDIF. V". The drug was registered in the UAE in October of this year.

In January 2021, the Sputnik V two-component vaccine was also approved in the UAE. The drugs Sputnik Light and Sputnik V are registered in the country under an accelerated procedure (emergency use authorization, EUA).

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