Russia, Brazil agree to cooperate in production & marketing of COVID-19 vaccine


HEALTH | AUG 13, 2020:

Russia and Brazil have agreed to cooperate in the production and marketing of the world's first registered coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V.

In a statement, the Russian Direct Investment Fund said that the agreement reached the Brazilian State of Parana yesterday.

As part of the signed strategic cooperation agreement, RDIF, together with pharmaceutical companies in the state of Parana, is organizing the production of the Sputnik V vaccine and its distribution in Brazil and other Latin American countries.

On Tuesday, the Russian Health Ministry registered the world's first Sputnik V vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19.