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Indonesia approves Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine for emergency use

/ 03:45 PM August 25, 2021
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A vial labelled “Sputnik V Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” and a syringe are seen in this illustration photo taken March 12, 2021. REUTERS FILE PHOTO

JAKARTA — Indonesia has approved Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in the Southeast Asian country, Penny Lukito, the head of the food and drug agency (BPOM), told parliament on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, the Philippines’ Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday granted an emergency use authorization (EUA) to Russia’s single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik Light.

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