San Marino launches vaccine tourism campaign using Russian COVID vaccine

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  • RT published this video item, entitled “San Marino launches vaccine tourism campaign using Russian COVID vaccine” – below is their description.

    Life in the microstate of San Marino is returning to normal as it marks one of the world’s most successful COVID vaccination programs. Now it has launched a ‘vaccine-tourism’ campaign using Russia’s Sputnik V.

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