The Russian Ministry of Health has registered the Sputnik Light coronavirus vaccine. This is reported by TASS, citing data from the State Register of Medicines.
Sputnik Light is the first component of the Sputnik V two-component vaccine that can be used alone.
The Sputnik Light vaccine, like Sputnik V, was developed by the Gamaleya Moscow Center. According to the developers’ forecast, immunity from Sputnik V will last up to two years, from Sputnik Light – four to five months. The third phase of testing the Sputnik Light vaccine began on 28 February.