Syria registers the Russian “Sputnik V” vaccine for approval to vaccinate the population

On Monday, Syria announced the registration of the Russian “Sputnik V” vaccine, and its use on its territory.

This came in a message from the Syrian embassy in Moscow, according to what Russian media reported.

The statement stated that “the Syrian Arab Republic has completed all registration procedures for the Russian “Sputnik V” vaccine against Coronavirus infection to be allowed to use on its territory.

The “Sputnik V” vaccine was registered by the Russian Ministry of Health in August of last year, and the drug was developed by the Aesthetic Research Center for Electrochemistry.

This was the first vaccine in the world to prevent “Covid-19”. 

It was created on a studied and tested platform for the human adenovirus vectors.

Last September, the results of the first and second phase of tests of this vaccine, which helped to get to know more about it. 

According to the results published in the medical journal, the Russian “Sputnik V” vaccine for “Covid-19” disease stimulated a response to the formation of antibodies in all the participants in early-stage trials.

It’s noteworthy, that the Syrian ambassador in Russia, Riad Haddad, announced that Russia will provide Syria with the “Sputnik V” vaccine for free.

Ambassador Haddad said, in a special statement to “Sputnik”, “Damascus has taken all measures to register the Russian vaccine” Sputnik V “in Syria and agreed to use it.

“The vaccine will be in Syria soon, after Damascus announced its readiness to receive and use it,” he added.