According to the Russian Sputnik Network on the 8th, Russian President Putin said at the meeting of the Russian Federation President’s Science and Education Committee on the same day that Russia is in the world’s leading position in developing a coronavirus vaccine.
According to the report, Putin said: “Because of our scientists, Russia is in the lead in the world.
I won’t say anything unexpected and new right now, and we all know that this is the case, and Russia is in the world’s leading position in developing a vaccine for COVID-19.”
Putin said that Russia is the only country that has three of its own coronavirus vaccines, “there is no doubt that this is a major scientific achievement.”
The report mentions that the Russian Ministry of Health has registered two domestically developed coronavirus vaccines, the first is “Sputnik-V” and the second is “EpiVacCorona” coronavirus vaccine.
The whole virus inactivated vaccine developed by Chumakov Federal Immunobiological Agents Research and Development Research Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences is currently in the clinical trial stage.
According to the statistics of Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 20:32 Beijing time on February 8, Russia has confirmed nearly 4 million cases of COVID-19 and more than 75,000 deaths.