Russia says data on Sputnik Covid vaccine shows 95% efficacy

Russia has said that its coronavirus vaccine had more than 95% efficacy according to new preliminary data, giving it a success rate comparable to vaccines being developed by Pfizer and Moderna.The country also said claimed it had greater efficacy than the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine because of Russia’s proprietary technology, which it offered to share with British scientists.



a hand holding a bottle: Photograph: Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP/Getty Images


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a close up of a hand holding a bottle: Kirill Dmitriev, who has been tasked with selling the vaccine abroad, said on Tuesday that a dose would cost about $10 on international markets about half the cost of the Pfizer vaccine.


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Kirill Dmitriev, who has been tasked with selling the vaccine abroad, said on Tuesday that a dose would cost about $10 on international markets about half the cost of the Pfizer vaccine.

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