Russian President Vladimir Putin launched the world’s first coronavirus vaccine, too. The registration of the vaccine lays ground for mass inoculation even as the final stages of clinical trials to test safety and efficacy continue.
The happy news came in the wake of the pandemic that has infected more than 20 million people and killed nearly 750,000 globally.
“This morning, for the first time in the world, a vaccine against the new coronavirus was registered” said Putin. He also thanked everyone who worked on the vaccine’s development.He added that one of his two daughters has received a shot of the vaccine and is feeling good.