Russia could produce 30 mln doses a month of Sputnik Light vaccine by year-end -minister - (National Post via NewsPoints Desk)

  • Russia could approve the Sputnik Light version of its COVID-19 vaccine in May, Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov said on Wednesday, as reported in the National Post.

  • He added that the country could have capacity to produce 30 million doses of the one-shot vaccine per month by the end of 2021.

  • The comments came after President Vladimir Putin said he wanted Russia to reach collective COVID-19 immunity by the autumn.

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