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Kazakhstan secures supplies of Russian coronavirus vaccine candidate

Christian Fernsby ▼ | August 26, 2020
Kazakhstan has signed a deal to get supplies of Russia’s first potential coronavirus vaccine once clinical trials are complete, the Central Asian nation’s government and the backers of the Russian project said.
Kazak hospital
Secures supplies   Kazak hospital
Under the deal, Kazakhstan will buy more than 2 million doses initially and could later increase the volume to 5 million doses, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) that is backing the vaccine said in a statement.

Topics: Kazakhstan Russian

The sides did not disclose the price of the deal. The Nur-Sultan government said the vaccine would be made available to at-risk Kazakh citizens free of charge.