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Germany wants to buy up to 30 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine

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BERLIN, April 22 (Reuters) - Germany wants to buy up to a total 30 million doses of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine in June, July and August as long as the European drugs regulator gives the shot the green light, the premier of the state of Saxony, Michael Kretschmer, said on Thursday in Moscow.

Health minister Jens Spahn said earlier this month that Germany was negotiating with Russia on an advance purchase agreement of Sputnik V. read more

Reporting by Andreas Rinke; Writing by Caroline Copley; Editing by Maria Sheahan

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