In October 2020 the Philippines will proceed to clinical studies of vaccines against coronavirus infection Sputnik V. Statement by the press Secretary of the Philippines Harry Rock was made the next day after a meeting of local scientists with representatives of the research center. Gamalei, according to Reuters.
Study phase III in the Philippines will be held from October to March 2021, after the monitoring data of the I and II phases KEY Russian specialists. Brazil will also host studies of the vaccine, it is necessary for drug registration in the country. Moreover, the Brazilian state of paraná has signed an agreement with the Russian direct investment FUND on the launch of vaccine production in the second half of 2021, writes MecicalXpress.
Russia became the first country in the world that have registered the vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus infection. Vaccine Sputnik V was approved by the Ministry of health on 11 August 2020, but the registration of the drug before completing the full program of clinical studies have met criticism from some experts.