Sputnik V vaccine
Some call it "experimental", some don't trust the government, some even buy fake certificates -- as their country sees a record coronavirus surge, Russians are proving stubbornly resistant to the country's Sputnik V vaccine.
4 Mar 2021
President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Russia had vaccinated more than two million people with its two-dose Sputnik V vaccine, while another two million had received their first dose.
19 Feb 2021
Russia has made available 300 million doses of its Sputnik V vaccine to African countries, the Africa Centre for Disease Control (CDC) said on Friday.
6 Feb 2021
Iran will kick off its coronavirus vaccination campaign within a week, President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday after the country received its first batch of Russia's Sputnik V jab.
3 Feb 2021
Moscow savoured its scientific and political win Wednesday after a top medical journal declared the Sputnik V Covid vaccine safe and effective, and said it was working to increase the production of the jab abroad.
2 Feb 2021
Russia's Sputnik V vaccine is 91.6 percent effective against symptomatic Covid-19, according to results published in The Lancet on Tuesday that independent experts said allayed transparency concerns over the jab, which Moscow is already rolling out.