The virologist predicted the timing of the approval of Sputnik V by the European Union: Society: Russia: Lenta.ru
Researcher of the Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology named after Gamaleya Anatoly Altshtein in an interview with Izvestia predicted the timing of approval of the Russian vaccine against coronavirus “Sputnik V” by the European Union (EU).
According to the virologist, by the end of this year the Russian drug will be approved, that is, the European regulator – EMA. He admitted that a slowdown in the approval of the Russian vaccine was necessary so far due to the difference in production standards.
Altstein, that he looks at how the production of the vaccine complies with “good manufacturing practice” (GMP, Good Manufacturing Practice), to what extent these requirements are met in the production of the Russian drug. According to him, the threats of Western organizations have no complaints about the quality of “Sputnik V”
Earlier, Izvestia, citing a statement from the European Commission (EC), reported that Russia would soon submit an official application for the recognition of equivalence and European COVID passports. The department clarified that Moscow has already submitted the necessary documents to verify the technical compatibility of vaccination control systems in the European Union and Russia.