Egypt could produce Sputnik V vaccine in a year, says RDIF Head - (Egypt Independent via NewsPoints Desk)

  • Kirill Dmitriev, head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), announced that Egypt will be capable of producing the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in a year but remarked that the country’s vaccine industry needs further development, reported Egypt Independent.
  • The Russian ambassador to Cairo, Georgiy Borisenko, called Egypt a stategic partner, adding that coordination was being made to cooperate with the country in various fields. 

  • Borisenko said that the RDIF is responsible for producing and distributing the vaccine abroad and is ready to discuss requests and transfer technology to Egypt. 

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