Health Care

Russian Federation to start COVID-19 vaccine output within 2 weeks

Russian Federation to start COVID-19 vaccine output within 2 weeks”

Spain has added an average of nearly 5,000 new cases per day over the past week - more than France, Britain, Germany and Italy combined.

On Tuesday, Vladimir Putin said that Russian Federation had registered the world's first vaccine for COVID-19, and that the vaccine called "Sputnik-V" has been approved by the country's health regulators.

He added that the vaccine would be available soon. He also said one of his daughters been given the vaccine, the Times said.

Meanwhile, Israel is interested in holding talks with Russian Federation to discuss purchasing the vaccine, its Health Minister Yuli Edelstein has revealed.

The agency said it had not yet received a request to authorise the Russian vaccine, and that it could not comment on its safety or effectiveness before receiving data from the laboratory responsible for development.

Indonesia said Tuesday it would launch a Phase 3 human trial of a vaccine candidate from China's Sinovac Biotech.

What has the reaction been?

Russian Federation will offer the vaccine to other countries when it has sufficient amounts, the minister said, adding that foreign nations' doubts about the effectiveness of the vaccine are unfounded.

On Wednesday, Health Minister, Mikhail Murashko reacted to allegations that "Sputnik V" was unsafe.

"It can be risky to start vaccinating millions. of people too early because it could pretty much kill the acceptance of vaccination if it goes wrong", Jens Spahn told local media.

Castex added that unless the French public acted individually and collectively, "we expose ourselves to a high risk of epidemic resumption that will be hard to control".

"Having a vaccine and proving that a vaccine is safe and effective are two different things", he told ABC's (DIS) Deborah Roberts.

More news: Trump wins Republican presidential primary in CT

In Berlin, a spokesman for the German health ministry told newspaper group RND that "there is no known data on the quality, efficacy and safety of the Russian vaccine", adding that "patient safety is of the highest priority".

Elsewhere in Europe, Isabelle Imbert, a researcher at the French National Centre for Scientific Research in Marseille, said promising a cure too early could be "very dangerous".

Usually when a vaccine is presented to Australia, it comes with safety assessments and is pre-approved by the two big regulatory bodies worldwide - the U.S. Food & Drug Administration and Europe's European Medicines Agency.

World Health Organization spokesperson Christian Lindmeier also said that vaccines would have to clear all stages of testing before they can be registered.

The Philippines in 2016 was the first nation to use dengue vaccine Dengvaxia in a mass programme, but a botched rollout led to claims several dozen children had died after being vaccinated.

But some countries have reacted more positively to Moscow's announcement.

It is based on a previously created platform, already used for making a number of other vaccines.

"I believe the vaccine that you have produced is really good for humanity", he said. "I will be the first one to be experimented on". "If we are convinced that it is a genuine product then we will try to enter into negotiations".

"If we have to buy the vaccine, we have the budget". Most scientists say it takes at least a year to develop a safe vaccine.

Global standards call for a Phase three trial, involving tens of thousands of people over several months.

Experts consider these trials an essential part of the testing process.

The Russian vaccine was rushed through monkey and early human trials and was most likely successful.

Like this



12 August 2020
Mike Pompeo acted properly in approving arms sale to Saudi
It said while it conducted 46 interviews with "Department stakeholders", efforts to interview Pompeo on the matter were fruitless. The Saudi-led coalition has repeatedly come under fire over its air war in Yemen by human rights groups and the United Nations.

12 August 2020
Smash Mouth performs in front of large crowd amid pandemic
Smash Mouth frontman Steve Harwell told a packed crowd "f*** that COVID s***" as the band played an event in South Dakota at the weekend. "Now we're all right here collectively tonight".

12 August 2020
PGCC calls for extending Iran arms embargo
Iran's mission to the United Nations did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the GCC statement. The set to introduce a resolution at the Security Council as soon as Monday to extend the embargo.

12 August 2020
Body Cam Footage: Cops Try Handcuffing 8-Year-Old
The teacher apparently asked the boy several times to sit down, but he refused before she asked him to sit next to her. He said school officials and police should have handled the situation with these conditions in mind that day.

12 August 2020
Canada's Last Intact Ice Sheet Has Just Collapsed
He says that while the Milne Ice Shelf kept its area until a week ago, it had developed worsening cracks and rifts over the years. With the collapse of the ice shelf on Sunday, the last epishelf lake in the Northern Hemisphere was lost.

12 August 2020
Racing Point: Ferrari to appeal against punishment in 'copying' row
The sharing of key "listed" parts is banned but to complicate matters, the brake ducts were not listed a year ago but are for 2020.

12 August 2020
Ron Rivera Calls Derrius Guices Release Necessary Decision
If the charges against him are proven, Guice may not be employed by any National Football League teams for a while. After missing his entire rookie campaign due to a torn ACL, Guice appeared in just five games last season.

12 August 2020
Former SBOBET business makes Premier League sponsorship return with Leeds United
Harrison says his two years working under manager Marcelo Bielsa so far have proven a "great learning experience". I think that suits my style of play and I like working hard.

12 August 2020
WhatsApp Could Finally Let You Transfer Chat History between iPhone and Android
Unlike WhatsApp , Telegram is based on the cloud so chats on your desktop and phones are synced automatically, unlike WhatsApp . Clients that will include support for this functionality include iPhone, iPad , Android, and desktop WhatsApp applications.

12 August 2020
Akshay Kumar becomes the sixth highest-paid actor in the world
According to the report, the figures are pre-tax and do not include deductions for fees given to agents, managers and lawyers. Ryan Reynolds, who co-stars with Johnson in " Red Notice ", came in second in the Forbes ranking of male stars.