Unlike Sputnik V, Vector’s vaccine is a mix of short amino-acid chains, called peptides, that induce an immune response. Photo: Reuters Unlike Sputnik V, Vector’s vaccine is a mix of short amino-acid chains, called peptides, that induce an immune response. Photo: Reuters
Unlike Sputnik V, Vector’s vaccine is a mix of short amino-acid chains, called peptides, that induce an immune response. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Russia starts making second Covid-19 vaccine as cases rise

  • Output of the second vaccine, which has yet to complete trials, will ramp up by the end of the year, says the head of Russia’s public health watchdog
  • Unlike Sputnik V, Russia’s second vaccine is a mix of short amino-acid chains, called peptides, that induce an immune response

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Unlike Sputnik V, Vector’s vaccine is a mix of short amino-acid chains, called peptides, that induce an immune response. Photo: Reuters Unlike Sputnik V, Vector’s vaccine is a mix of short amino-acid chains, called peptides, that induce an immune response. Photo: Reuters
Unlike Sputnik V, Vector’s vaccine is a mix of short amino-acid chains, called peptides, that induce an immune response. Photo: Reuters
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