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The manufacturers have developed technical regulations for the production of the vaccine against the corona virus “Sputnik V” and are starting mass production of the preparations, said the Minister of Health of Russia, Mikhail Murashko.

“The world’s first registered vaccine, Sputnik V, entered civilian traffic and began to be delivered to the regions. Industrial production is increasing. Producers are drafting technical regulations and starting mass production, “Murashko said at the 10th meeting of health ministers of the BRICS member states, which was held in an online format.

Murashko emphasized that several more promising vaccines are being tested in Russia.

“Among other things, we participate in multicenter research. “Different vaccine technologies are used, among other things, clinical testing of the inactivated vaccine is being performed now,” he said.

Murashko noted that the BRICS countries have made significant progress in the fight against the pandemic, but additional efforts are needed to prevent the appearance of the disease.