Russia Claims 90 Percent Effectiveness of Sputnik V Vaccine

Published November 10th, 2020 - 11:00 GMT
Russia Claims 90 Percent Effectiveness of Sputnik V Vaccine
The comments followed a statement earlier on Monday by vaccine developers Pfizer Inc and BioNTech, who said their experimental COVID-19 vaccine was more than 90% effective, reported Reuters. (Shutterstock)

Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19 is more than 90% effective, a representative of the health ministry said on Monday, citing data collated from vaccinations of the public rather than from an ongoing trial.


The comments followed a statement earlier on Monday by vaccine developers Pfizer Inc and BioNTech, who said their experimental COVID-19 vaccine was more than 90% effective, reported Reuters.


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