Russia approves 3rd coronavirus vaccine before late-stage trials begin, PM says

Russia on Saturday approved a third coronavirus vaccine for domestic use, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said on state TV, though large-scale clinical trials of the shot, labeled CoviVac and produced … Read More

Scientist behind Russia coronavirus vaccine defends ‘wartime’ rollout during trial

Russia plans to share preliminary results of its COVID-19 vaccine trial based on the first six weeks of monitoring participants, raising the tempo in an already frenzied global race to … Read More

Scientists from 5 countries question accuracy of Russia coronavirus vaccine data

A group of scientists sent a formal letter to the Lancet on Monday outlining doubts about the accuracy of early data on Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine, one of the authors said, … Read More

The importance of Phase 3 trials for a coronavirus vaccine — and why it can’t be rushed

The race to find a coronavirus vaccine continues as pharmaceutical companies and governments around the world continue to conduct clinical trials — and many of them are reaching the critical … Read More

WHO in talks with Russia as its coronavirus vaccine raises eyebrows

LONDON — The World Health Organization’s Europe office said it has begun discussions with Russia to try to obtain more information about the experimental COVID-19 vaccine the country recently approved. … Read More

What we know (and don’t) about Russia’s new coronavirus vaccine

On Tuesday, Russia became the first country to declare a coronavirus vaccine ready for use in thousands of its citizens. But while Russian President Vladimir Putin says the vaccine is … Read More

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