Turkmenistan registers Russia's Sputnik V vaccine, says RDIF

Reuters, 18.01.2021

MOSCOW, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Turkmenistan became the first country in Central Asia to register Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said on Monday.

“The vaccine was approved under the emergency use authorisation procedure without additional clinical trials in Turkmenistan,” the RDIF said in a statement.