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Russia's RDIF agrees to manufacture Covid-19 vaccine in Brazil - Metro US

Russia’s RDIF agrees to manufacture Covid-19 vaccine in Brazil

A photo shows an employee demonstrating vials with vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) near Moscow

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s sovereign wealth fund RDIF said on Thursday that it had agreed to manufacture Russia’s first registered COVID-19 vaccine “Sputnik-V” in Brazil.

RDIF, which is backing the vaccine’s development, also said it planned to supply up to 100 million doses of the vaccine to Latin America.

(Reporting by Polina Ivanova; Writing by Maria Kiselyova; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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