Tag: sputnik
Macedonia 15.05.21 | 21:41

Man from Skopje left in limbo after being given the wrong dose of the Sputnik V vaccine

A man from Skopje was mistakenly given the second dose of the Sputnik V vaccine instead of the first. The Russian vaccine is distinct in that the two doses are different in their effect and should be given consecutively. The man is now demanding written guarantees from the Healthcare Ministry that he...

Macedonia 14.04.21 | 20:35

Serbia – the main source of vaccines for Macedonia – begins producing the Sputnik V vaccine

Even as it leads the Balkans and much of Europe in availability of coronavirus vaccines, Serbia is about to begin producing the Sputnik V vaccine. It’s Torlak institute, in cooperation with Russian experts, is prepared to begin producing tens of thousands of vaccine shots a week. Serbia is a major...

Macedonia 12.04.21 | 14:02

Number of citizens who received the first dose of the vaccine rises to 25,000

The number of citizens who have received the first shot of the vaccine rose to 25,000. Most of he vaccinations are conducted at the Boris Trajkovski sports center in Skopje, where older citizens receive Astra Zeneca vaccines and those younger – the Sputnik vaccine. Starting on Wednesday, the Sputnik...

Macedonia 01.04.21 | 15:32

Filipce: Serbia’s donation of Sputnik vaccinates to be used to vaccinate employees in MoI, Army, kindergartens, JSP drivers

I have information that about 10,000 Macedonian citizens went to get vaccinated in Serbia, said the Minister of Health Venko Filipce at Thursday’s press conference after the arrival of Serbia’s donation of “Sputnik V” vaccines . He said that donation of 20,000 vaccines will be...

Macedonia 28.03.21 | 16:39

Russia sends another shipment of coronavirus vaccines to Macedonia

A shipment of Russian Sputnik V vaccines arrived at the Skopje airport today. This is the second shipment of vaccines sent today, after 24,000 Astra Zeneca vaccines landed this morning. The Healthcare Ministry said that the new Russian shipment will be enough for 3,000 healthcare workers. Vaccinations...

Balkans 21.03.21 | 12:51

Man with criminal records in Serbia is an intermediary in the procurement of the Sputnik V vaccine for Macedonia

A man with a criminal records in Serbia and problems with the Serbian judiciary told Al Jazeera that he was the only one with an agreement with the Russian investment fund guaranteeing the delivery of the Sputnik V vaccine to Macedonia, BiH, Algeria and Bulgaria. Nikola Lakusic, a Serbian citizen living...

Macedonia 10.03.21 | 10:30

Inoculation with Sputnik V vaccines begins in Macedonia

With the Pfizer vaccine nearly used up, medical teams will begin vaccinating people with the Russian Sputnik V vaccine. Macedonia currently has 3,000 Sputnik doses, which are going to be used on elderly citizens, according to a list prepared by the Healthcare Ministry. The 8,000 Pfizer doses donated...

Macedonia 08.03.21 | 15:41

Elderly patients will be first in line to receive the Russian made Sputnik vaccines

The newly received 3,000 Russian made Sputnik V vaccines will be used on elderly citizens, said Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce. Nearly 100,000 citizens registered on the website set up for this purpose, but with the very small stockpile of vaccines, it’s likely that those with existing conditions...

Balkans 01.02.21 | 21:59

Albania receives the first Pfizer vaccines, and Republika Srpska got a shipment of Sputnik V

Two countries in teh region received their first more serious batches of vaccines today. Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama announced the arrival of the first Pfizer vaccines in the country which has ordered a total of 500,000 doses. And at the Sarajevo airport in Bosnia, 2,000 Sputnik V vaccines arrived...

Macedonia 25.12.20 | 21:52

Zaev was not interested in the Sputnik vaccine, Russian Embassy reveals

The Russian Embassy in Skopje confirmed that the Zaev Government was not interested in obtaining the Sputnik coronavirus vaccine. The revelation comes as it becomes clear that Macedonia will lag far behind other countries in the region in obtaining the vaccine, likely until the spring of 2021, and will...