Kathmandu, April 21
Nepal has approved Sputnik V, the Russian Covid-19 vaccine, for emergency use in the country.
The Department of Drug Administration on Tuesday says conditional permission has been granted for emergency use.
So far, Nepal has approved four Covid-19 vaccines for use in the country: Covishield and Covaxin from India, Vero Cell from China, and Sputnik V from Russia.
However, the country has been using only Covishield and Vero Cell so far.