Russian Federation says Sputnik V virus vaccine 95pct effective

Now 'real hope' to end Covid-19 with vaccines: WHO chief

WHO chief hopeful Covid-19 vaccines will help to end pandemic

In preclinical animal studies, DW2008 demonstrated that it greatly improves lung function and also had higher antiviral activity compared to two COVID-19 treatments now used - remdesivir and Kaletra, according to DongWha Pharm.

This is the sixth vaccine contract the Commission has completed - creating "one of the most comprehensive COVID-19 vaccine portfolios" in the world, said von der Leyen.

The clinical trial in Russian Federation consisted of 40,000 volunteers in a "double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial", with 22,000 volunteers vaccinated with the first dose and 19,000 given the full two doses. "This is great news not just for Russia, but the world", Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund that is bankrolling the development of the candidate, announced at a virtual press conference this morning.

Of these, only 18,794 got both doses of the trial vaccine that are being administered 21 days apart.

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Incidentally, Serum Institute has said that the Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccine will have a ceiling price of $3 per dose, on what is most likely a two-dose vaccine.

Macron's televised speech comes a day after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said thanks to a major vaccine breakthrough, "the escape route is in sight" from the coronavirus crisis.

"The real question is not whether the world can afford to share Covid-19 vaccines and other tools; it's whether it can afford not to", said Tedros.

Russian Federation has the world's fifth-highest number of cases globally, passing 2 million last week. The investigators will carry out the next analysis when the study reaches 78 COVID-19 cases. Overall, trial organizers expect to enroll 40,000 participants.

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Without an agreement, trade between the two entities would be executed under the terms of the World Trade Organization. The UK-Canada Trade Continuity Agreement will be subject to final legal checks before it is formally signed .


The global market price for Sputnik V unveiled on Tuesday is cheaper than some other Western rivals such as a vaccine produced by Pfizer-BioNTech, which costs 15.5 euros per shot, but more expensive that a vaccine produced by AstraZeneca which will be sold in Europe for around 2.5 euros per shot.

The interim research data will be published by the Gamaleya Center team in one of the leading global peer-reviewed medical journals.

Dr Opas Karnkawinpong, acting director-general of the Disease Control Department, said the National Vaccine Committee would next month decide on the first groups of vaccine recipients.

So far, there were no unexpected side effects, the Gamaleya Center said.

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Only an unmanned Progress cargo space ship has previously used this profile, which requires just two orbits before docking. Before joining the US space agency, NASA, Rubins worked as a microbiologist and was involved in research on viruses .


One benefit of adenovirus vaccines is they can be stored in standard refrigerators, rather than needing freezers.

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