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Russia agrees with Brazil to supply 10 mln doses of Sputnik V vaccine in Q1

14 Jan 2021 / 00:36 H.

    MOSCOW, Jan 13 (Reuters) - The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Brazilian pharmaceutical company Uniao Quimica have agreed on supplies of 10 million doses of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine to Brazil in the first quarter of 2021, vaccine developers said on Wednesday.

    The RDIF and Uniao Quimica will apply for an emergency use authorisation for Sputnik V in Brazil this week, said the developers of the vaccine, which is backed by the RDIF. First deliveries will begin in January, they added. (Reporting by Andrey Ostroukh Editing by Gareth Jones)

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