Skvortsova: Russia will build a plant for the production of vaccines in Nicaragua

Skvortsova: Russia will build a plant for the production of vaccines in Nicaragua


Moscow has already sent $ 14 million to guarantee the project implementation has started, said the Minister of health. The new plant is expected to produce, in particular influenza vaccines.

MEXICO city, 5 Nov. Russia will build a plant for the production of vaccines in Nicaragua, said Wednesday the Russian Minister of health Veronika Skvortsova during her visit to this Central American country.

“This subject is very important, because together with the Nicaraguan government we are opening a production of vaccines for the population”, — quotes the portal of the Nicaraguan La Prensa words Skvortsova.

According to her, Russia has already sent $ 14 million to guarantee the project implementation has started. It is, in particular, the production in Nicaragua influenza vaccines.

In turn, the head of the Nicaragua Ministry of health Sonia Castro said the importance of the construction of the factory for the country. “This will allow us to expand coverage (vaccination) population,” said Castro.