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RT published this video item, entitled “‘Reliable, safe and effective’ | RT reporter takes part in Russian COVID vaccine trial” – below is their description.
Speaking at the UNGA, Russian President Vladimir Putin offered free doses of the country’s pioneering Sputnik V vaccine to any ‘UN worker.’ As trials are underway, RT correspondent Maria Finoshina was among the people who got the jab.RT YouTube Channel
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