Russian governor tests vaccine against coronavirus

# 09:22
20 August 2020

The governor of the Kursk region, Roman Starovoit, said that he had become a participant in the tests of the Russian vaccine against coronavirus Sputnik V, APA reports citing Ria Novosti.

He announced this on the air of the regional TV channel “Seim”.

He was vaccinated two weeks ago before the vacation while in Moscow. The governor noted that the Russian vaccine contains two components, and in a week he will receive a second vaccine.

He noted that he himself applied to the Gamaleya Research Center for Electrochemistry to become one of the volunteers. “I passed all the necessary tests, I am remotely under the supervision of doctors,” he said. Starovoit added that in the first three to four days after the vaccination, he had a sore throat and “had a pre-cold condition, muscle aches.”