Brazilian minister says Sputnik V can still be used in country
The Brazilian Health Ministry does not rule out the possibility that Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine can still be used as part of the national immunization plan (PNI) in 2022 despite the …
Cuba receives 88 tonnes of humanitarian aid from Russia
Two An-124 Ruslan planes of the military transport aviation of the Russian Aerospace Force arrived in Cuba on Sunday night with humanitarian cargo, an on-site TASS correspondent reported.
Putin, Argentinian leader to announce launch of Sputnik V production in Argentina
Argentinian President Alberto Fernandez and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are set to announce the launch of production of Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in Argentina on Friday, …
Ecuador’s president-elect asks Putin for help in getting COVID-19 vaccines
Ecuador’s President-Elect Guillermo Lasso has sent a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin, asking him to help the South American country purchase COVID-19 vaccines.
"I have sent a letter …
Venezuela’s Maduro mulls paying for vaccines with oil
Nicolas Maduro speculated that Venezuela could pay for coronavirus vaccines with oil.
"Venezuela has oil tankers, it has clients who buy its oil. Our country will allocate a portion of our produce to …
Venezuelan Parliament demands expulsion of EU envoy in response to sanctions
The National Assembly (parliament) of Venezuela addressed the government, demanding to declare the EU envoy in the republic Isabel Brilhante Pedrosa persona non grata in response to EU sanctions …
Venezuela begins coronavirus vaccination with Russia’s Sputnik V
The coronavirus vaccination campaign has been launched in Venezuela Thursday, President Nicolas Maduro announced.
"This Thursday, February 18, is a historic day because today we have launched the …
Russia to boost flu vaccine supplies to Latin America to 6.5 mln doses per year
Russia’s leading manufacturer and influenza vaccine producer, the St. Petersburg Scientific Research Institute of Vaccines and Serums of the Federal Medical-Biological Agency, plans to increase …
Over 500 coronavirus patients die in Mexico in the past day
Mexico’s authorities registered 531 coronavirus deaths over the past day, 117 more than on Sunday, and the total case tally hit 166,731, the Health Ministry’s chief epidemiologist Jose …
Venezuelan President Maduro says Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine ‘is the safest’
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday that in his opinion Russia’s Sputnik V anti-coronavirus vaccine is the safest.
"I do not want to say anything bad about other vaccines," he …