Russia Claims To Have a COVID Vaccine, Refuses To Release Data

Video Credit: Wochit News
Published on August 12, 2020 - Duration: 00:47s

Russia Claims To Have a COVID Vaccine, Refuses To Release Data

The US medical community has rejected Trump's belief that a vaccine could be ready by Election Day.

There are 25 vaccines currently in clinical trials and more than 100 more in development.

But this is not the space race, it's a worldwide pandemic and Putin is trying to claim victory.

Critics say the country's push for a vaccine is partly due to political pressure from the Kremlin.

CNN reports Putin and his team are keen to portray Russia as a global scientific force.

You are here

💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Coronavirus disease 2019

Infectious respiratory disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday indicated his scepticism over “local lockdowns” imposed for a day or two in combating Covid-19 and asked high focus states to..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 30 minutes ago

Vladimir Putin

President of Russia from 2000 to 2008 and again since 2012
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephonic conversation on Thursday during which the two leaders reiterated their strong..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

The Russian President gave his best wishes to PM Modi on his birthday and PM Modi expressed his warm appreciation for the gesture.
Credit: DNA - Published 6 days ago

Related news from verified sources

After numerous tests and trials, Russia is all set to register the world's first COVID vaccine tomorrow (August 12).
on August 11, 2020 • IndiaTimes

The Oxford vaccine showed early promise in the first human trial when it produced an immune response
on August 25, 2020 • Hindu

Related videos from verified sources

Russian Direct investment fund partners with Dr. Reddy's for Sputnik V trials in India|Oneindia News 01:03
Video credit: Oneindia - Published 1 week ago 

Sputnik V explainer: How Russia's coronavirus vaccine works 02:57
Video credit: TomoNews US - Published 2 weeks ago 

AstraZeneca pauses Covid vaccine trial after participant falls ill|Oneindia News 01:21
Video credit: Oneindia - Published 2 weeks ago 

You might like