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Russia's Sputnik V vaccine shows 96.3% COVID-19 efficacy in Belarus - RDIF - Metro US

Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine shows 96.3% COVID-19 efficacy in Belarus – RDIF

Doses of the Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are seen at a vaccination centre

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine has demonstrated 96.3% efficacy against COVID-19 during the vaccination campaign in Belarus, Russia’s RDIF sovereign wealth fund said on Wednesday, down from 97.2% efficacy reported in September.

The Russian Direct Investment Fund, which is marketing the two-shot vaccine abroad, said the study was based on data from more than 1.2 million people who had been vaccinated with both Sputnik V components between January and September 2021.

(Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Writing by Alexander Marrow)

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