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Russia approves trial of Covid-19 vaccine on group of over 60s: Report

The testing will be conducted alongside an ongoing late-stage trial, known as a Phase III, of the vaccine on 40,000 volunteers in Moscow

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Coronavirus Vaccine | Russia

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Coronavirus, vaccine, tests, covid, drugs, clinical trials
The health ministry has approved a trial of the Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19

Russia’s health ministry has approved a trial of the Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 on 110 volunteers over the age of 60, the RIA news agency cited the ministry as saying on Tuesday.

The testing will be conducted alongside an ongoing late-stage trial, known as a Phase III, of the vaccine on 40,000 volunteers in Moscow.

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First Published: Tue, October 13 2020. 21:32 IST
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