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Global News published this video item, entitled “Putin says Russia’s Sputnik COVID-19 vaccines are as safe as the AK-47” – below is their description.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that the vaccines produced in the country are safe ‘as a Kalashnikov assault rifle,’ citing an unnamed European expert.
Putin was on a video conference with the country’s Deputy Prime-Minister Tatiana Golikova, related to the coronavirus situation in Russia.
Russia has authorized the one-shot Sputnik Light version of its COVID-19 vaccine for use, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said on Thursday, a move that could help vaccine supplies go further in countries with high infection rates.
Developed by Moscow’s Gamaleya Institute, the slimmed-down vaccine, which the RDIF said is 79.4% effective against COVID-19 and costs under $10 a dose, has been earmarked for export and could increase the number of people with partial immunity.
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