Russia clears virus vaccine despite scientific skepticism/Russia Claims 1st Covid Vaccine “Sputnik V”; Putin’s Daughter Inoculated/ “sustainable immunity”

Russia clears virus vaccine despite scientific skepticism

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Tuesday became the first country to clear a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. President Vladimir Putin said that one of his daughters has already been inoculated.

Putin emphasized that the vaccine underwent the necessary tests and has proven efficient, offering a lasting immunity from the coronavirus. However, scientists at home and abroad have been sounding the alarm that the rush to start using the vaccine before Phase 3 trials — which normally last for months and involve thousands of people — could backfire.

Speaking at a government meeting Tuesday, Putin said that the vaccine has undergone proper testing and is safe.

Russia Claims 1st Covid Vaccine “Sputnik V”; Putin’s Daughter Inoculated

“This morning, for the first time in the world, a vaccine against the new coronavirus was registered” in Russia, Vladimir Putin said during a televised video conference call with government ministers.

WorldAgence France-PresseUpdated: August 11, 2020 5:26 pm IST

Moscow:

Russia has developed the first vaccine offering “sustainable immunity” against the coronavirus, President Vladimir Putin announced Tuesday. Moscow has dubbed its new coronavirus vaccine “Sputnik V” after the Soviet satellite, the head of the country’s sovereign wealth fund said.

“This morning, for the first time in the world, a vaccine against the new coronavirus was registered” in Russia, Putin said during a televised video conference call with government ministers.

“One of my daughters had this vaccine. I think in this sense she took part in the experiment,” Putin said.

I’ll believe they have a successful vaccine right around the same time I believe the Chinese have been honest and forthright with information regarding the virus itself and when it became known to them.

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It’s the big news this morning whether true or not.

I am definitely skeptical but the report is out there from some major news outlets.

Philippines President offers to receive vaccine:

https://www.newsweek.com/duterte-volunteers-publicly-inject-putins-free-covid-19-vaccine-1524195

All of this just happened in the last several hours.

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Well, better him than me.

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Word is out among some, not to take the vaccine at this point.

I won’t even get the American made vaccine. Definitely not getting a Russian one

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