Russia COVID-19 vaccine: Moscow brands vaccine safety concerns as ‘groundless’ jealousy

RUSSIA has denied claims its COVID-19 vaccine is unsafe calling the concerns "absolutely groundless" as the country vows to roll out the injection in just two weeks.

Moscow announced a vaccine has been given regulatory approval following less than two months of human trails.  Russia’s large conglomerate company, Sistema, has insisted it is the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine despite scientists from across the globe raising concerns.

The vaccine, Sputnik V, has caused international experts to raise alarm bells as it has not yet completed its final trials.

Scientists from across the globe have questioned why the vaccine has...
source: Express

2020-08-13 03:47
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