Argentina receives first batch of components for Sputnik V production


The first batch of raw materials to produce Russia’s Sputnik V anti-coronavirus vaccine was delivered to Argentina on Tuesday, the republic’s health ministry said, APA reports citing TASS.

"This afternoon [local time], an Aerolineas Argentinas flight delivered active components for local production of Sputnik V," the ministry said on its Twitter page.

Besides, Argentina also received 81,000 doses of Sputnik V's first component and 400,000 doses of the second component to be used during its national vaccination campaign.