Putin Says Russia Became First Country to Register COVID-19 Vaccine


2020-08-11 09:45:30

Russian President Vladimir Putin. Image Credit : https://www.deccanherald.com/

Russian President Vladimir Putin. Image Credit : https://www.deccanherald.com/

According to Sputnik News - Russia has become the first country in the world to register a COVID-19 vaccine, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday.

"As far as I know, for the first time in the world, a vaccine against the novel coronavirus infection was registered this morning," the president said at a meeting with the government.

Healthcare Minister Mikhail Murashko confirmed that the Russian Microbiology Research Center Gamaleya's vaccine was registered.

Vladimir Putin told that his daughter had corona virus, after which she was given this new vaccine. His temperature rose for a while but now he is perfectly fine. The two-stage injection of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine helps form an immunity that can last up to two years, the press service of the Health Ministry said Tuesday. Earlier in the day, the ministry approved registration of the vaccine that was developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute.

Let us tell you that trials are currently underway to make Corona virus vaccine in the world, according to WHO, work is being done to make more than 100 vaccines. Which includes countries like America, Britain, Israel, China, Russia, India. In India, the Corona virus vaccine is currently in the human trial stage, this is the second stage of making the vaccine.