Oct 12, 2020
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More than 12 thousand Russians were vaccinated against COVID-19

The head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, Kirill Dmitriev, said that more than 12 thousand Russians have been vaccinated with the Russian drug for the coronavirus Sputnik-V.

As Dmitriev told the Russia-24 TV channel, clinical trials of the Russian vaccine against coronavirus are going well, the results show a very good level of antibodies in vaccinated volunteers.

Also, according to Dmitriev, Russia will share the results of clinical trials with other countries.

Let us recall that the Sputnik V vaccine, developed by the Gamaleya Research Center for Electrochemistry with the support of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, was registered on August 11, and on September 9 the post-registration phase of its trials began in Russia.

Kirill Dmitriev, head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, said that the Sputnik-V coronavirus vaccine could be launched in Russia in late October or early November.

Earlier, a poll conducted by the United Russia party showed that 73% of Russians are not ready to get vaccinated against the new coronavirus.

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