Maduro spoke about the progress of tests of the Russian vaccine against coronavirus
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro spoke about the progress of tests in the Latin American country of the Russian vaccine against coronavirus Sputnik V. The vaccine trials "are going very well," he said. “We will wait until the end of the tests to provide accurate results,” added Maduro.
Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro spoke live on Twitter about the progress of tests in a Latin American country of the Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V.
According to the Venezuelan leader, vaccine trials "are going very well." “We will wait until the end of the tests to provide accurate results,” added Maduro.
Venezuela began trials of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine in October. Two thousand volunteers take part in them. The first shipment of the vaccine arrived in the country on October 2.
Earlier it was reported that the son and older sister of President Maduro will volunteer to test the Russian vaccine against the Sputnik V coronavirus. In addition, Venezuelan Vice President Dalsi Rodriguez announced that the country will begin production of Sputnik V on its territory.
To date, two vaccines against COVID-19 have been registered in Russia. The first drug to be registered was Sputnik V, developed by the Gamaleya Center. It went into production on August 15th. On October 14, President Vladimir Putin announced the registration of EpiVacCorona from the Vector Center. Citizens from the risk group and doctors will be the first to receive the vaccine.