Two shots of Sputnik V accepted for international travel to Australia

Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration has recognized the two-dose course of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 as an acceptable form of coronavirus vaccination for travellers

Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has recognized the two-dose course of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19 as an acceptable form of coronavirus vaccination for travellers.

“Today, the TGA determined that an additional COVID-19 vaccine, the two-dose course of the Gamaleya Institute vaccine (Sputnik V, Russian Federation) would be ‘recognized’ for the purpose of establishing a traveller’s vaccination status,” the TGA said in a Monday statement.

The regulator explained that additional data on the Russian vaccine’s effectiveness showed that two doses of Sputnik V demonstrated an…read more

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