Did Russia get it right? Sputnik V vaccine showing promising results
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Did Russia get it right? Sputnik V vaccine showing promising results

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Russia Sputnik V may truly be the first viable COVID-19 vaccine in the world

Twenty days ago Russia announce the approval of Sputnik V, the countries first approved COVID-19 vaccine. The Kremlin was criticized heavily by the World Health Organization (WHO) and other world leaders for not undergoing public testing nor providing clinical data.

Did Russia get it right? Sputnik V vaccine showing promising results

“We must be grateful to those who made that first step very important for our country and the entire world. I know the vaccine has proven efficient and forms a stable immunity. My own daughter and has been given the vaccine. ” Said Russian President Putin

In a recent report published in The Lancet, the early Russian vaccine trials are proving to yield positive results. The study concluded participants developed mild symptoms such as a headaches, some weakness and mild pain in their joints. The Sputnik V vaccine is also providing the necessary antibodies needed to fight the COVID-19 strain.

Russia now plans to ramp up its efforts to conduct mass trials as it continues to vaccinate its citizens.

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