Russia prepares Russian vaccine for coronavirus in Algeria, Russia’s ambassador to North Africa, Igor Belayev, announced on Tuesday. Middle East Monitor reports.
Igor Belayev told Russian media Sputnik that Russia was ready to work on a vaccine for local scale in Algeria.
The Ambassador said that he had discussed the subject with the Algerian Health Minister. Belew noted that the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) is offering a wide variety of cooperation. These include direct procurement, technology transfer and final clinical trials of Russian vaccines.
The Russian ambassador said that Algeria was offered such cooperation.
Russian-produced Sputnik V is registered as the world’s first coronavirus vaccine. The vaccine was developed by the Gamalia Research Institute of Epidemiology and Micrology in Russia. The Russian investment company has collaborated in this. Phase III of the vaccine is currently undergoing clinical trials.