Russia unveils covid vaccine ‘Sputnik V’, claiming breakthrough in global race before final testing complete

8/11/20
 
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from The Washington Post,
8/11/20:

Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed Tuesday that Russian scientists achieved a breakthrough in the global vaccine race, announcing that the country has become the first to approve an experimental covid-19 vaccine and that his own daughter has already taken a dose.

Officials have pledged to administer the possible vaccine to millions of people this summer and fall

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