All about the 1st Covid-19 vaccine registered in Russia

Moscow: Russia on Tuesday became the first country in the world to register a Covid-19 vaccine jointly developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute and the Russian Defence Ministry.

The vaccine has two separately-injected components. These two components work together to build a long-term immunity against the virus, Sputnik news agency reported.

“The two-stage injection plan helps form a lasting immunity. The experience with vector vaccines and two-stage scheme shows that immunity lasts for up to two years,” the Russian Health Ministry was quoted as saying in the report.

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