Uzbekistan to start production of Sputunik V vaccine next week
Production of Sputnik V vaccine will start in Uzbekistan since next week, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said on July 29 during inauguration of production.
Sputnik V will be produced at the plant of Jurabek Laboratories in Almalyk, AKI Press reported citing local media.
Around 2 million doses of vaccines a month will be produced initially.
Judging from WHO estimations, pandemic may last for 10 years, President Mirziyoyev said.
In such conditions, every person will need to get vaccinated twice a year to safeguard oneself from a severe course of infection.
It was reported earlier that Jurabek Laboratories will start production of Uzbek-Chinese ZF-UZ-VAC2001 vaccine since August. 10 million doses of the vaccine a month will be produced.