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Russia plans COVID-19 vaccine output at 6 million doses a month - RIA

This content was published on August 23, 2020 - 11:40

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia expects to produce between 1.5 million and 2 million doses per month of its potential COVID-19 vaccine by the year end, gradually ramping up production to 6 million doses a month, the RIA news agency cited industry minister Denis Manturov as saying on Sunday.

Large-scale testing of the vaccine, developed by Moscow's Gamaleya institute, is due to start in Russia next week.

(Writing by Polina Ivanova; Editing by David Goodman)

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