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US Alone At Sputnik V: Manuela Schwesig with Russian vaccine on voter catch

13:00  06 may  2021
13:00  06 may  2021 Source:   tagesspiegel.de

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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern invests tax money in contracts via Sputnik V. Elsewhere grows back the skepticism, söder and Kretschmer rowing back. A comment.

Manuela Schwesig (SPD) führt ihren Landtagswahlkampf mit Empathie für Russland, von Sputnik bis Nord Stream 2. d © Photo: Picture Alliance / DPA Manuela Schwesig (SPD) leads her state election campaign with empathy for Russia, from Sputnik to Nord Stream 2. D

the saga around the Russian vaccine Sputnik seemed to come to an end: much noise around nothing. The chances that he is used in Germany shrink.

Since Manuela Schwesig (SPD), Prime Minister of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, intervenes. Contrary to arrangement that only the federal government and not individual countries order vaccines abroad, she wants in its own Sputnik orders .

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and: It takes control funds in hand to hedge the pre-contracts, although their Ministry of Finance warns. Other countries like Bavaria Markus Söder (CSU) and Saxons Michael Kretschmer (CDU) would be well avoided in the case of Sputnik to risk taxes as they assume.

Double departure of agreements in the federal government and in the EU

This double-breather from the Germans like the European agreements is irritating after the course of debates for Sputnik. In the first quarter, a ls the vaccine for the vaccinating everywhere lacked, it was wise to look after each additional option. Now, in May, there are only vaccines that can be delivered quickly at the moment, which can be delivered quickly. So that are approved or stand for a short time. And either produced in anticipation of admission to stock or can be produced quickly.

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Because from the summer already approved vaccines are available in larger quantities than required, in any case in Germany and in Europe. How meaningful is there to conclude preliminary contracts about large quantities of Sputnik doses? And investing taxes?

EU Commissioner: If Sputnik ever comes, then late

The EU and the Federal Government have come to this assessment. If Sputnik comes at all, then too late. So Russian vaccine is no longer used, emphasized EU Commissioner Thierry Breton . Because it is unlikely that it can be admitted soon to the EU, because so far no studies on effects and side effects have been presented to patients who meet the applicable standards. Without approval in the EU no admission in Germany, emphasizes the Paul Ehrlich Institute (PEI).

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Russia, facing lags, turns to China to produce Sputnik shots

  Russia, facing lags, turns to China to produce Sputnik shots TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Russia is turning to multiple Chinese firms to manufacture the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in an effort to speed up production as demand soars for its shot. Russia has announced three deals totaling 260 million doses with Chinese vaccine companies in recent weeks. It's a decision that could mean quicker access to a shot for countries in Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa that have ordered Russia's vaccine, as theRussia has announced three deals totaling 260 million doses with Chinese vaccine companies in recent weeks. It's a decision that could mean quicker access to a shot for countries in Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa that have ordered Russia's vaccine, as the U.S.

Angela Merkel had recently clarified : The federal government will decide only after an approval by the European drug authority EMA, whether he orders Sputnik and in which quantities. Landesfürsten, who had previously strongly stirred the drum for the Russian vaccine, ruddle now strikingly back.

Söder and Kretschmer go to distance

Markus Söder said a few days ago before the association Berlin merchants and industrialists (VBKI), in Bavaria has not flowed in Bavaria as he has been for building a Sputnik production in a pharmaceuttic work in Illertissen at Neu- Ulm used and negotiated via options for vaccine doses.

Michael Kretschmer, who had been severely criticized because of his Moskahreise , keeps himself against the accusation, he had sideline politics and independently ordered vaccine doses. He did not closed forward contracts and hold themselves to the agreement that only the federal government Vakzines order abroad.

Without EMA approval No liberation from Corona editions

added: Without EMA approval, vaccination with Sputnik also does not liberate from the corona pads. Who will be vaccinated with Sputnik when BionTech Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson and Astra Zeneca are elected?

Manuela Schwesig's solitary walk in terms of Sputnik looks elsewhere in the face of the growing skepticism like a ghost drive. And comes Vladimir Putin's alleged goal, he wants to counter Europe with the vaccine columns .

But in her country, it is sincerely pronounced useful using captivity to Sputnik. In September there is elected there. And with Russia understanding, this also shows her approach in controversy around the gas pipeline Nord Stream 2, it may hope to win voices.

Slovakia eyes using Russia's Sputnik V; waits for results .
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia’s government is set to discuss possible use of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine with Moscow after it was successfully tested in a Hungarian lab. Slovakian Health Minister Vladimir Lengvarsky said he will talk with his country’s experts and “the Russian side about further developments on this issue.” Hungary offered Slovakia assistance in inspecting the Russian-made vaccine after the Slovak State Institute for Drug Control said it had not received enough information about the Russian jab from its producer to be able to assess its benefits and risks.

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