Bavaria announced in Munich today that it has signed a contract with Russia to provide the Russian Sputnik V vaccine, providing another 2.5 million doses of this vaccine to the German Federal State.
Bavarian Prime Minister Marcus Soder said: “If Sputnik V is approved by the European Union, Bavaria should receive another 2.5 million doses of vaccine.”
He explained that “in the daytime” the Bavarian Federal State should sign an appropriate pre-contract with a company in Illertissen to deliver Russian vaccines.
Soeder explained that the vaccine should arrive in Bavaria in June under the permission of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), which will further improve vaccination capacity.
After approval in Brussels, the company based in Iller Thyssen, Bavaria, should also produce Russian satellite V vaccine.
Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn (Jens Spahn) discussed with the provincial health ministers on Wednesday the issue of a second vaccination for those who have received the Astra/Zenece vaccine for the first time, but at the same time, the vaccine cannot be 60%. People under the age of vaccinated.