- Russia calls new coronavirus vaccine ‘Sputnik’
- Russia, President Vladimir Putin launches the coronavirus COVID 19 vaccine
Russia, a country located in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia on Tuesday, became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international scepticism.
Putin also announces that a billion doses of new coronavirus vaccine have been ordered by twenty countries in the world.
The vaccine, ‘Sputnik’ was developed by the Gamaleya Institute in Moscow.
According to social media users, Russia skipped the third stage of further testing of the vaccine.
More details soon.