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Hungary will start to import Russia's COVID-19 vaccine from December - Metro US

Hungary will start to import Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine from December

FILE PHOTO: Hungary's Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto meets his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Binh Minh in Hanoi

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary will start importing small quantities of a Russian-made COVID-19 vaccine in December for final testing and licensing, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in a Facebook video on Thursday.

Budapest will ramp up Russian vaccine imports from late January and a Hungarian company may be able to switch from flu shot production to the Russian COVID-19 vaccine and start producing it, the minister added.

(Reporting by Marton Dunai @mdunai)

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