VIENNA (Sputnik) – Austria may register Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V on the nationwide degree if the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) approval course of drags on, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz mentioned Wednesday.
All procedures within the EMA take a really very long time, which is why Europe lags behind the UK and the US when it comes to vaccination, he famous.
Kurz mentioned that he strongly supported the acquisition of Sputnik V and hopes that Austria will likely be ready to take action.
“I really hope that we will be able to acquire this vaccine [Sputnik V], as well as use it. This is not only my decision, but I strongly support it,” the chancellor concluded.