Russia registers world’s first coronavirus vaccine


• Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed that Russia has developed the first coronavirus vaccine

• One of Putin’s daughters was vaccinated against the coronavirus

• The vaccine forms a stable immunity and, has passed all the necessary checks

• At the end of July, the WHO said that there were 26 candidate vaccines in the clinical evaluation stage

• Developed by the Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology

Source: CNBC

By Sourabh Soni

Associate Data Scientist at UnitedHealth Group; IIT graduate