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Team behind Russia's Sputnik V says Big Pharma campaign to discredit Covid-19 jab behind low levels of vaccination in country

17 days ago   |   By RT

A campaign in the Western media to undermine confidence in Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine is harming the formula's reputation at home and abroad, the head of the investment fund that backed its development has claimed.
Kirill Dmitriev of the Russian Direct Investment Fund , which financed the research at Moscow's Gamaleya Institute, made the explosive allegations in an interview with RBK published on Friday. He blamed the narrative being put forward by some foreign reporters for not only tarnishing perceptions of the world's first registered jab internationally, but also making...
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Come to Russia & get a jab: Putin orders government to plan to allow foreigners to obtain Covid-19 vaccines on arrival in country

Come to Russia & get a jab: Putin orders government to plan to allow foreigners to obtain Covid-19 vaccines on arrival in country

17 days ago   |   By RT

No country will be safe until everyone has access to vaccines against Covid-19, Russia's President Vladimir Putin said on Friday, instructing officials to prepare new plans to allow foreigners to travel to the country to get jabs.
Announcing that the global economy is "getting back to normal" after the pandemic froze life across much of the world last year, Putin warned that the recovery is "progressing unevenly." This, he said, "generates serious political risks," and argued that not enough was being done to support developing nations to recover from the crisis.
"Only about 10% of the...
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