Uzbekistan to produce Russia's COVID-19 vaccine

Uzbekistan to produce Russia's COVID-19 vaccine

Uzbekistan plans to purchase 100,000 doses of Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine and set up domestic production of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine, its health ministry said on Monday.

According to the ministry, the Central Asian nation of 34 million people is working on the Pfizer-BioNTech deal together with vaccine alliance Gavi, Reuters reported

Separately, Russia's RIA news agency quoted the Uzbek health ministry as saying that it planned to issue a certificate for the Russian Sputnik V vaccine and set up its production in Uzbekistan.

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