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Russia, Hualan Biological Bacterin agree on production of Sputnik V in China

FILE PHOTO: A medical specialist holds a vial of Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus in a department store in Moscow, Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s RDIF sovereign wealth fund said on Monday it had agreed with Hualan Biological Bacterin to produce more than 100 million doses of the Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19 in China.

RDIF said the two sides were committed to a long-term partnership in vaccine production.

(Reporting by Anastasia Teterevleva and Maxim Rodionov; Writing by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; Editing by Edmund Blair)

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