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Russia 1st with a COVID19 vaccine?

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The technology behind the Russian vaccine is based on adenovirus, the common cold. Created artificially, the vaccine proteins replicate those of Covid-19, triggering an immune response similar to that caused by the coronavirus itself ie immunization is similar to having survived the virus, but without its life-threatening risks.

The research has been funded by Russia’s sovereign wealth fund and the vaccine discovery process has been compared to the Space Race

https://www.rt.com/russia/497360-russia-first-covid19-vaccine/


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Lynn Wood @ 2020.08.12 3:07 AM
Update -this  vaccine is now approved for use in Russia https://www.smh.com.au/world/europe/russia-s-approval-of-coronavirus-vaccine-greeted-with-some-alarm-20200812-p55kss.html

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By Lynn Wood

8 August 2020



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