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First batch of Russian COVID-19 vaccines arrives in Guyana

The vaccines being carted off.

 Apr 04, 2021- Kaieteur News – Guyana has received its first batch of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccines, further boosting the government’s immunisation campaign. A quota of 25,000 doses arrived at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport on Friday and more are expected to come in the following weeks since the government is paying US$4 million for a total of 200,000 doses. ($20US per dose)

A press statement from the Ministry of Health noted that the vaccines were procured from the United Arab Emirates; however, it is of Russian origin, where it is being manufactured.        Continue reading