: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Volunteers in Belarus get shots in virus vaccine trial

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Belarus has started giving shots to volunteers in human trials of Russia’s coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V, which received Russian government approval in August but drew considerable criticism from experts, as it had only been tested on several dozen people.

The first Belarusian volunteer received the first shot on Thursday in an outpatient clinic in Minsk, the country’s capital.

The study that started earlier this month will take place in eight different medical facilities, Belarusian officials said, and 100 volunteers “will get the opportunity to be vaccinated against the coronavirus by the compound” developed in Russia. It …read more

Source:: KXAN


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