Friday, October 22, 2021

Sputnik V

WHO identifies issues at Russian vaccine plant

WHO's inspection identified issues with the traceability and identification of vaccine batches and raised concerns over the filling lines, sterility assurance, sterile filtration validation and the risks of cross-contamination.

Russian Sputnik V jab developer to sue Brazilian regulator

The developers of the jab accuse Anvisa of knowingly spreading false and inaccurate information.

Scientists back Brazil over Russian Covid vaccine import ban

They say the batches they tested carried a live version of a common cold-causing virus.

Brazil nixes Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine

The decision follows a previous statement from regulators expressing 'critical issues' around the effectiveness of the vaccine.

‘Russia up to its old tricks’: US fights Covid-19 jab disinformation

The stakes are high as Russia and China compete with the West to distribute their own vaccines to the developing world and gain influence.

Russia thumbs nose at Ukraine, supplies Sputnik V jabs to rebels

Ukraine has little control over the Moscow-backed, self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic.

Russians told to stay off the hard stuff for Covid-19 jab to be effective

Russians are being told that 'Drinking alcohol puts a strain on the body. If you want a strong immune response, don’t drink alcohol.'

Russia’s Putin orders mass launch of Sputnik V vaccine

He has ordered a mass vaccination programme to begin before Phase 3 trials are completed.

How will you feel when you have been given a Covid-19 shot?

Everyone will be keen to be given the shot and protect themselves and those around them as soon as possible.

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