Russia to test COVID-19 vaccine in form of nasal spray

Russia will test a nasal spray form of its Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19 among adult volunteers, according to a state document published on Tuesday, as the country struggles to rein in rising numbers of infections and deaths. read …

WHO may approve Sputnik V by year's end

World Health Organization's (WHO) Senior Researcher Sumiya Swaminathan said on Tuesday that the organization may approve Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine by the end of the year. According to her, the approval is dependent …

CoviVac trials for 60+ group to begin in October

The Chumakov Federal Scientific Center for Research has set a target for October to launch the clinical trials of its CoviVac coronavirus vaccine for the 60+ age group, the center’s Director General Aidar Ishmukhametov told TASS on …

UAE authorises Sputnik Light COVID-19 vaccine

The United Arab Emirates authorized Russia's single-shot Sputnik Light vaccine as a stand-alone vaccine and a booster shot, the Russian Direct Investment Fund said on Wednesday. "UAE authorizes 1-shot Sputnik Light, 1st …

Trump reveals details of his vaccination

Former US President Donald Trump said in an interview with Yahoo Finance that he was vaccinated against the COVID-19 coronavirus with the Pfizer vaccine. "Well, I was vaccinated with Pfizer, but I would be very happy with any of …

Biden gets COVID-19 booster shot

U.S. President Joe Biden got his COVID-19 booster shot before news cameras Monday as his administration promotes new booster guidance that has spurred some confusion among Americans on when to get a third dose. "Like I did with my …