Russia to launch 'Sputnik-Light' COVID vaccine in Feb – Sputnik V Twitter

FILE PHOTO: Empty vials of the second dose of the Sputnik V (Gam-COVID-Vac) vaccine are pictured at the San Martin hospital, in La Plata, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina January 21, 2021. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian/File Photo

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will launch the one-dose “Sputnik-Light” version of its coronavirus vaccine in February, the vaccine’s producers said on Twitter on Friday.

Russia has described “Sputnik-Light”, which could be used for export, as a possible temporary solution to help countries with high infection rates make their vaccine supplies go further.

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