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FDA grants EUA to Sputnik Light, Russia’s single-dose COVID-19 vaccine

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 01:10 PM August 23, 2021
Seven vaccination sites in five NCR cities to get first doses of Sputnik V, says DOH

(A vial labeled “Sputnik V coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine” on March 24, 2021. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic)

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines’ Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an emergency use authorization (EUA) to Russia’s single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik Light.

This was announced by National Task Force against COVID-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. on Monday and was confirmed by FDA Director General Eric Domingo.

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“I’d like to announce that the EUA for Sputnik V, Sputnik Light na one dose na siya ay na-aprubahan na po ng FDA,” Galvez said in a Palace briefing held in San Mateo, Rizal.

Meanwhile, Domingo told INQUIRER.net that the FDA gave its approval for the Russian vaccine on August 20.

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Russia’s vaccine maker Gamaleya Institute applied for an EUA for the Sputnik Light vaccine earlier this month.

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