Putin: "Russia to have second COVID-19 vaccine in September"

Putin: "Russia to have second COVID-19 vaccine in September"
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  • calendar-gray 27 August 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that a second vaccine against COVID-19 will be developed in September, APA reports citing Sputnik.

"There will be another vaccine ready in September... the drug is being developed by the famous Vector Institute in Novosibirsk", Putin said.

He noted that both vaccines will be competing, also expressing hope that the new drug will be as effective as the previous one.

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