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World Coronavirus Dispatch: WHO seeks data on Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

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A medical staff tends to a patient inside the COVID-19 intensive care unit at the San Filippo Neri hospital in Rome. Photo: Reuters
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A medical staff tends to a patient inside the COVID-19 intensive care unit at the San Filippo Neri hospital in Rome. Photo: Reuters

Yuvraj Malik New Delhi
The WHO is in discussions with the Russian institute that developed the Sputnik V candidate vaccine against Covid-19 over its potential application for emergency use listing, the UN agency said. “We look forward to receiving the data for their Sputnik V candidate vaccine. If a product submitted for assessment is found to meet the criteria for listing, WHO will publish the results widely,” WHO said in a statement.

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First Published: Nov 13 2020 | 2:00 PM IST

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