Coronavirus: Russia says its second COVID-19 vaccine is 100 pct effective

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Russia’s consumer health watchdog Rospotrebnadzor on Tuesday said Russia’s second vaccine against COVID-19 is 100 percent effective based on the results of clinical trials, the TASS news agency reported.

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Russia began mass trials of EpiVacCorona, which is being developed by Siberia’s Vector Institute, in November.

Moscow has said its other approved COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, is 92 percent effective at protecting people from COVID-19 according to interim results.

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