Russia Has Exported Just 48 Million of a Promised 1 Billion Sputnik COVID Vaccines
By Rebecca Klapper On 10/15/21 at 12:43 PM EDT

Russia has exported an estimated 48 million doses of its Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine out of a promised 1 billion, according to a life science data analytics firm.

Airfinity estimates that 62 countries have supply agreements with Russia for about 1 billion doses of the Sputnik vaccine, which has been approved in around 70 countries. So far, only 4.8 percent of the doses have been exported, the firm estimated.

Russian state media earlier this year broadcast reports of the vaccine "conquering the world" as Moscow marketed it toward developing countries while wealthy nations hoarded Western-developed vaccines, the Associated Press reported...