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Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine effective against new mutation of Covid-19 first observed in UK, says RDIF CEO Dmitriev

Dmitriev revealed that the Russia-produced vaccine is as effective against the new mutation as it is against other existing strains. “Sputnik V has repeatedly shown its effectiveness, despite previous mutations in the S-protein,” Dmitriev told the press, on Monday. Earlier Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov revealed that Russia is following the …

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Creators of Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine sign Putin-backed deal with UK pharma giant AstraZeneca in bid to boost efficacy

The partnership, originally proposed by the Russian team over Twitter and announced at the start of December, will see the pharma giant trial its Covid-19 vaccine candidate in combination with the Russian-made Sputnik-V jab. Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke with drug company bosses via video link on Monday morning, congratulating …

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