Production of the Sputnik V vaccine in Uzbekistan will begin next week

The release of the Russian vaccine "Sputnik V" will begin next week at the production facilities of Jurabek Laboratories in Almalyk.

The possibility of producing a Russian vaccine in Uzbekistan was discussed during the meeting of the Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov with his Russian counterpart Mikhail Mishustin in Kazan at the end of April.

Later, Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said that Moscow and Tashkent had agreed to localize the production of the vaccine.