SPC seeks nod to import Russian COVID-19 vaccine

SPC seeks nod to import Russian COVID-19 vaccine

SPC seeks nod to import Russian COVID-19 vaccine

Written by Staff Writer

15 Jan, 2021 | 1:47 pm

COLOMBO (News1st): The State Pharmaceutical Corporation (SPC) has sought permission to import Russia’s “Sputnik V” COVID-19 vaccine.

A National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA) expert committee is studying the request, its chief executive officer Dr Kamal Jayasinghe said.

He added that a time frame to import the vaccine is yet to be decided.

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