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Vladimir Putin says Russia approves second Covid-19 vaccine

Russia in August became the first country to grant regulatory approval for a Covid-19 vaccine, doing so before large-scale trials were complete, to the concern of some in the global scientific community.

world Updated: Oct 14, 2020, 19:09 IST
Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
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Russia has granted regulatory approval to a second Covid-19 vaccine
Russia has granted regulatory approval to a second Covid-19 vaccine(REUTERS)

Russia has granted regulatory approval to a second Covid-19 vaccine, President Vladimir Putin said at a government meeting broadcast on state television on Wednesday.

Russia in August became the first country to grant regulatory approval for a Covid-19 vaccine, doing so before large-scale trials were complete, to the concern of some in the global scientific community.

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