Russia makes new offer to Pakistan


*Russia has offered to supply its Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine to Pakistan, local media reported. Although, Sputnik V has not finished its final trials, the country started distributing vaccinations last week.*

As per details, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs received a letter to this effect along with data on the vaccine’s clinical research and trials from the Russian Embassy in Islamabad.

The Foreign Ministry has sent the vaccine offer to the National Health Services (NHS) for further process.

Vaccine developed by Russia proved to be 92 percent effective in preventing coronavirus, the interim results showed. Russia registered Sputnik V for public use in August, the first country to do so, though the approval came before the start of the large-scale trial in