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South Africa says documentation on Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine submitted to regulator

PUBLISHED: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 07:18:43 GMT

JOHANNESBURG, Feb 16 (Reuters) – South Africa’s health ministry said on Tuesday that the manufacturers of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine had submitted documentation to local regulator the SAHPRA for registration.

The ministry added in a statement that it was “continuously engaging” with the manufacturers of the vaccine.

(Reporting by Alexander Winning; editing by Mfuneko Toyana)

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