"Swine Flu" Pandemic
Brazilian minister says Sputnik V can still be used in country
The Brazilian Health Ministry does not rule out the possibility that Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine can still be used as part of the national immunization plan (PNI) in 2022 despite the …
BRICS states to set up vaccine research and development center in virtual format
BRICS member-states (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) intend to establish a joint vaccine research and development center in a virtual format due to the ongoing pandemic of the …
Nearly 20 mln people in Russia fully vaccinated with Sputnik V
Nearly 20 mln Russians have been fully vaccinated with Sputnik V, about 1 mln with the EpiVacCorona jab and about 300,000 with CoviVac, head of the Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer …
Over 40% of employees consider health insurance at work incentive for vaccination
More than 40% of Russians considered the additional insurance protection from the employer an incentive to get vaccinated against COVID-19, a study conducted by experts of the analytical center …
Russian embassy slams France’s unwillingness to recognize Sputnik V
Moscow doesn’t accept Paris’ politicized reluctance to recognize Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, the Russian embassy in France said on Monday.
"What we really don’t …
Another 16 coronavirus cases identified at Tokyo Olympics
At least 16 people involved in the Tokyo Olympics have tested positive for the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee said on Monday.
According to the committee, three …
Cuba receives 88 tonnes of humanitarian aid from Russia
Two An-124 Ruslan planes of the military transport aviation of the Russian Aerospace Force arrived in Cuba on Sunday night with humanitarian cargo, an on-site TASS correspondent reported.
Nineteen new COVID-19 cases reported at Tokyo Olympics
At least 19 people involved in organization of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo have tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours, a report published on the website of the Games’ organizational …
People infected with Gamma Covid variant were not inoculated
Isolated infections involving the Gamma Covid variant have been in patients who were not vaccinated against the coronavirus, the State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology "Vector" said on …
All Russian vaccines effective against known COVID-19 strains
All vaccines against COVID-19 certified in Russia are effective against known coronavirus mutations, head of the branch of the Vector State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology of the Federal …