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RT published this video item, entitled “COVID cure | How effective is Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine?” – below is their description.
Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine ‘Sputnik V’ will cost less than $13 per dose, according to the Federal Anti-monopoly Service. Russia’s health minister said the mass roll-out could start in October. RT spoke with science journalist Vijay Shankar Balakrishnan, to discuss and assess the vaccine’s chances of success.RT YouTube Channel
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