A researcher displays the Covid-19 vaccine developed by the Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Moscow, Russia on Thursday. Photo: Russian Direct Investment Fund handout via Xinhua
A researcher displays the Covid-19 vaccine developed by the Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Moscow, Russia on Thursday. Photo: Russian Direct Investment Fund handout via Xinhua

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A researcher displays the Covid-19 vaccine developed by the Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Moscow, Russia on Thursday. Photo: Russian Direct Investment Fund handout via Xinhua
A researcher displays the Covid-19 vaccine developed by the Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Moscow, Russia on Thursday. Photo: Russian Direct Investment Fund handout via Xinhua
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