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Russia to launch COVID-19 vaccine mid-August

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Russian scientists claimed on Sunday that they have the cure to Coronavirus, they also planned on Monday to launch the vaccine in August, OYOGist.com reports.

The Russia’s Sechenov University said that it had successfully completed clinical trials of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by the state-run Gamalei Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology.

The head and chief researcher at Sechenov University Center, Elena Smolyarchuk, told Russian news agency, TASS, that clinical trials of the vaccine on volunteers have been completed and study data showed the candidate’s effectiveness.

“The research has been completed and it proved that the vaccine is safe”

The center’s director Alexander Gintsburg told TASS that he hopes the vaccine will ‘enter civil circulation’ on August 12-14, adding that private companies may begin mass production by September, The Moscow Timesreported.

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