In Ukraine, the scientist urged Zelensky to buy the Russian Sputnik V vaccine
First Vice-President of the Academy of Economic Sciences of Ukraine Anatoly Peshko on Facebook called on President Volodymyr Zelensky to buy the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine from Russia.
“I know you, dear Vladimir Alexandrovich, as a sympathetic, kind and humane person, so I am addressing you and asking you to give the appropriate orders to the government of Ukraine to immediately resolve the issue! Either about the purchase of a ready-made vaccine, or about purchasing technology from the Russian Federation for independent production “, – wrote Peshko.
According to him, the production of Sputnik V in Ukraine will help health care, save the lives of citizens, contribute to the development of pharmacology, the creation of jobs and higher wages.
Peshko stressed that Ukrainians must make the right decision and purchase the maximum number of doses from Russia in order to stop the spread of coronavirus.
In Ukraine, 561 581 were infected with coronavirus, 254 653 recovered, 10 002 people died.
Russia was the first country in the world to register a vaccine for COVID-19. The drug was developed by NITsEM named after Gamaleya in cooperation with the Russian Direct Investment Fund. It was named Sputnik V.