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Russia to produce 88 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in first half of year - deputy PM

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Russia will produce 88 million vaccine doses in the first half of this year, including 83 million doses of its Sputnik V shot, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said on state TV on Saturday.

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Of these, 59 million will be released for the national inoculation program, she added. Russia has produced 11.1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses so far, of which 7.9 million have been released for the national inoculation program, she added.

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It will produce 30.5 million doses by the end of the first quarter of this year, she added.

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