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Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigation Jump to search "Sputnik V" redirects here. For the Soviet satellites, see Sputnik 1 and Sputnik 5 . Sputnik V Russian Ministry of Health image of Gam-COVID-Vac vials Vaccine description Target SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine type Viral vector Clinical data Trade names Sputnik V [1] Спутник V Other names Gam-COVID-Vac Гам-КОВИД-Вак Routes of administration Intramuscular ATC code None Legal status Legal status Registered in Russia on 11 August 2020
AE, AG, DZ, BO, BY, HU, IR, PS, RS: EUA only Identifiers DrugBank DB15848 Sputnik V ( Russian : Спутник V, literally Companion V ) is a COVID-19 vaccine developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology . Registered on 11 August 2020 by the Russian Ministry of Health as Gam- COVID-Vac ( Russian : Гам-КОВИД-Вак, romanized : Gam-KOVID-Vak ), [2] [3] Sputnik V is an adenovirus viral vector vaccine. The "V" in the name is the letter V, not the Roman numeral for five. [4] Gam-COVID-Vac was initially approved for distribution in Russia on the preliminary results of Phase I II studies eventually published on 4 September 2020. [5] The quick approval in early August of Gam-COVID-Vac was met with criticism in mass media and precipitated discussions in the scientific community whether this decision was justified in the absence of robust scientific research confirming the safety and efficacy of the vaccine. [2] [3] [6] [7] [8] On 2 February 2021, an interim analysis from the trial was published in The Lancet , indicating 91.6% efficacy without unusual side effects . [9] Emergency mass-distribution of the vaccine began in December 2020. in multiple countries including Russia , Argentina , Belarus , Hungary , Serbia and the United Arab Emirates . As of February 2021, over a billion doses of the vaccine were ordered for

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