Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine is on display at the Nikolai Gamaleya National Centre of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Moscow in August. Photo: Russian Direct Investment Fund via AP Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine is on display at the Nikolai Gamaleya National Centre of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Moscow in August. Photo: Russian Direct Investment Fund via AP
Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine is on display at the Nikolai Gamaleya National Centre of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Moscow in August. Photo: Russian Direct Investment Fund via AP

Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine to be made in Italy in first EU deal

  • The decision comes as the country’s Covid-19 deaths top 100,000, while Prime Minister Mario Draghi pledges to speed up the nation’s inoculation campaign
  • The Russian vaccine started to gain broader international recognition after Lancet published peer-reviewed trial results showing a 91.6 per cent efficacy

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine is on display at the Nikolai Gamaleya National Centre of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Moscow in August. Photo: Russian Direct Investment Fund via AP Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine is on display at the Nikolai Gamaleya National Centre of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Moscow in August. Photo: Russian Direct Investment Fund via AP
Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine is on display at the Nikolai Gamaleya National Centre of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Moscow in August. Photo: Russian Direct Investment Fund via AP
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