The Richmond Laboratory confirmed this Thursday the delivery to the health authorities of the Ministry of Health of 760 thousand doses of the second component of the Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus made in its plant in Pilar. The vaccines will allow people who have had component 1 for three months or more to complete the vaccination schedule.
Of this item, the local regulator ANMAT approved 608 thousand units for immediate use and the remaining 152 thousand will be authorized in a short time., as published today Infobae.
Health Minister Carla Vizzotti had announced yesterday, upon receiving the first shipment of vaccines from Pfizer, that “before Friday we will receive 608,500 doses of component two of Sputnik V prepared by the Richmond laboratory”, in reference to those already authorized by ANMAT.
To date, the Richmond Laboratory has produced 4,661,500 doses of component 2. Of these, including 760,000 today, 1,765,872 vaccines were approved and delivered. Meanwhile, another 2,895,628 units were pending approval.
Of the 2,895,628 second doses of Sputnik V, which are already in the country, they will be delivered as soon as the Gamaleya Scientific Institute issues its approval, an essential logic to release the consignments and that the health authorities can distribute them in the vaccination centers.