Putin announces that Russia has first Covid-19 vaccine
On Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the approval and registration of a coronavirus vaccine.
The vaccine was developed by the Gamaleya Institute and has been named Sputnik-V.
Russia has yet to go through Phase 3 trials of the vaccine and has not released any scientific data on its testing.
Some have expressed concerns over the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine.
In June, China approved the testing of an experimental vaccine for its military.
What was Said:
Putin announced the vaccine as a "world first." He also said that has daughter has already taken the vaccine and that she "feels well."
Putin says the vaccine underwent all of the necessary tests.
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