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Sputnik V vaccine supply hindered due to spike in COVID cases in Russia

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The supply of Sputnik V Covid -19 vaccines has been slowed due to the spike of cases in Russia warranting the manufacturer to meet the increasing local demand, a Minister said yesterday .

A dispatch of 50,000 doses of Sputnik V vaccines was to be delivered last night. Besides, a similar amount was expected next week .

However , State Minister of Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals Prof. Channa Jayasumana told Daily Mirror that Sri Lanka expected much larger consignments of vaccines from Russia (KELUM BANDARA)


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  • Sumal Wednesday, 07 July 2021 12:16 PM

    Situation will change next minute. Thats common sense. You cannot plan 100% which is not in your control. Six hundred thousands Astrazenica people are without 2nd dose. Pathetic planning.


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