Coronavirus: Russia vaccinated over 100,000 with its Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine

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Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said more than 100,000 people had already been vaccinated against COVID-19, as Moscow presented its Sputnik V vaccine to the United Nations over video link.

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President Vladimir Putin earlier ordered authorities to begin mass voluntary vaccinations next week. Russia said last month that its Sputnik V jab was 92 percent effective at protecting people from COVID-19 according to interim results.

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