Mr DMITRIYEV said the supply of "Avifauna" abroad

A number of Latin American countries, Saudi Arabia and Bulgaria has purchased Russian drug for the treatment of a coronavirus, "Aviewer", said the head of the Russian direct investment Fund (RDIF) Kirill Dmitriev.

"Aviewer" production RDIF and Chemrar may 29, received a registration certificate of Ministry of health of the Russian Federation and became the world's first drug against the coronavirus that contains the active substance "Favipiravir", and on 3 June was included in the list of methodological recommendations for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of new coronavirus infection. "Aviewer" has proven its effectiveness in clinical trials and blocking mechanisms for the propagation of the coronavirus.

RDIF and a group of companies "Chemrar" in early July began to put "Aviewer" for export, in June he was sent to Belarus. "Aviewer" buy not only Russia's neighbors – Belarus and Kazakhstan — but also Colombia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Peru and many others. Purchase requisitions sent to more than 50 countries," Dmitriev wrote in a column for Newsweek.

"Aviewer" already supplied to the world market and its production increased to 300 thousand courses per month to meet both domestic and global demand," - said Dmitriev.

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