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Russia slow to administer Kremlin-approved Sputnik V vaccine, even a month after official launch
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Russia slow to administer Kremlin-approved Sputnik V vaccine, even a month after official launch

Russian health authorities have a history of approving medicines after limited testing – the Sputnik V vaccine is likely no different.

Russia looks to partner with India for mass production of its Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine
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Russia looks to partner with India for mass production of its Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine

The vaccine consists of two shots that use a modified common cold adenovirus that can produce coronavirus proteins.

Russia's 'Sputnik V' COVID-19 vaccine: WHO in close contact with Russian health ministry for 'rigorous review' of safety, efficacy data
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Russia's 'Sputnik V' COVID-19 vaccine: WHO in close contact with Russian health ministry for 'rigorous review' of safety, efficacy data

When a vaccine is pre-qualified by the WHO, the manufacturers seek the agency's stamp of quality, and approval for its use.