The Russian vaccine, Sputnik-V, will not be administered in Moldova yet, as it is not approved by the European Medicines Agency and the World Health Organization, says the Ministry of Health representatives.
Vaccination campaign coordinator Ninel Revenco says that Pfizer, Moderna, and AstraZeneca vaccines “are safe and effective.”
“The National Committee of Experts on Immunization decided that the population will receive safe vaccines, which are approved by the European Medicines Agency and those that have been agreed in the list of urgent approval at the WHO. There are currently three vaccines on the WHO list: Pfizer, Moderna, and AstraZeneca. The latest information is that Johnson & Johnson has already been approved in the US. So, these vaccines are safe and effective. Yes, there are indeed countries that approve vaccines that have not been pre-qualified on the WHO emergency approval list, as is the case with the Sputnik-V vaccine,” said Revenco.