Therapy Areas: Vaccines
Russia to test nasal form of Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine
13 October 2021 -

Russia is planning to test a nasal spray form of its Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine among adult volunteers, Reuters news agency reported on Wednesday.

According to a state document published on Tuesday on the state register of medicines, the nasal spray is to be applied in two doses in a clinic in St Petersburg.

However, the document did not provide the planned timing of the clinical tests.

Russian authorities said in June 2021 that a nasal spray vaccine suitable for children aged eight to 12 years had been tested and the plan was to launch the new product in September 2021, Reuters added.