India is battling record cases of the coronavirus and wants to accelerate its vaccination campaign to fight the surge.
Slovakia's drug agency said roughly 80% of Sputnik V's safety and effectiveness data was missing. Russia accused it of "sabotage."
The biggest producers of the Sputnik V vaccine will be India, China, and South Korea, a top Russian official told Bloomberg.
British, Russian, Chinese, and Indian vaccines are being used elsewhere in the world and seem to be effective.
Christa Wirthumer-Hoche made the remark while urging countries to wait for European Medicines Agency approval before authorizing it to citizens.
Russia's Sputnik V vaccine has found takers around the world, as Western powers like the EU and the US monopolize doses from Pfizer and Moderna.
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The Russian coronavirus vaccine probably won’t be available in the US or UK any time soon. The shot was 91.6% effective at preventing COVID-19, according to data published Tuesday. Going through the US regulatory process is “not frankly a priority for us,” Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of the Russian Direct Investment […]
Russia’s coronavirus vaccine is 91.6% effective, said an interim analysis of phase-3 data published in The Lancet. Russia approved the drug for emergency use in August, before phase 3 trials, and started giving it to the public in December. One expert said the study had some caveats, but that the […]
Mass vaccination campaigns are being rolled out around the world as governments look for ways to contain the spread of COVID-19. Pfizer-BioNTech, Oxford-AstraZeneca, Sputnik V, and Sinopharm are among the authorised vaccines being distributed in multiple countries. But Russia, India, and China have been criticised for rushing their vaccine approval […]
Sarah Hurst is a 47-year-old freelance journalist based outside of London, where she lives with her mother and 12-year-old daughter. She was in AstraZeneca’s UK trial for the COVID-19 vaccine, and left last week in protest at the company’s announcement that they would work with Russia’s Sputnik vaccine developers. Hurst […]
The COVID-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford will be combined with Russia’s Sputnik V shot, which the country has already authorised for emergency use. In a press release on Friday, AstraZeneca said that it would “soon begin exploring” combining its shot with one made by […]
Russia offered to help the US secure its coronavirus vaccine, but the Americans turned it down, CNN reported Thursday. Russia this week became the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, known as Sputnik V. But experts say the development was rushed, test data and methodologies are being kept secret, […]
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Tuesday that Russia has approved a coronavirus vaccine for mass production. The drug – named Sputnik V in reference to Russia’s Cold War satellite – will be made available for frontline health workers from late August or September, Russian media reported. But the drug has […]