Sputnik V vaccine covid
Vials labelled "Sputnik V coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine" and a syringe are seen in front of a displayed Bosnian flag in this illustration picture taken March 17, 2021. Image Credit: Reuters

Cairo: Bahrain authorized on Tuesday the emergency use of Russia’s one-shot Sputnik-Light COVID-19 vaccine, state news agency (BNA) said.

It is the sixth vaccine Bahrain has authorized. It has previously authorized China’s Sinopharm, Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccine, AstraZeneca’s COVISHIELD, the J&J vaccine, and Sputnik.