Tag: sputnik

Africa: Covid-19 – Local Researchers Welcome Sputnik V Vaccine Findings

February 4, 2021
Local researchers have welcomed findings for Russia’s Sputnik V viral vector vaccine, which achieved efficacy of 91.6% in preventing symptomatic COVID-19 in a large Phase 3 clinical trial. They say it is a boost to global efforts to control the pandemic. The findings from a preliminary analysis of the Phase 3 clinical trial were published

Africa: Russian Disinformation Popularizes Sputnik V Vaccine in Africa

December 11, 2020
Beach Gray, PhD, is a Senior Open Source Analyst at Novetta, specializing in Russian disinformation and media influence. Neil Edwards is an Open Source African Media Analyst at Novetta. On December 3, a vaccine produced by Pfizer, BNT162, became the first COVID-19 vaccine to receive authorization in the United Kingdom for distribution. The United States