- Russia's search for COVID-19 vaccine has become successful as the country registered a vaccine
- President Vladimir Putin, who made the disclosure, says his daughter took part in the vaccine experiment
- Russia hopes to mass-produce the vaccine which will offer "sustainable immunity" against the coronavirus
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President Vladimir Putin of Russia has announced that his country has developed the first vaccine offering "sustainable immunity" against the coronavirus.
In a televised video conference call with ministers, the president said the vaccine has been registered, NDTV reports.
Legit.ng notes that Putin said: "This morning, for the first time in the world, a vaccine against the new coronavirus was registered."
The president also said that one of his daughters was one of those used for the experiment of the vaccine, which Russia hopes to mass-produce within weeks.
Putin said: "One of my daughters had this vaccine. I think in this sense she took part in the experiment."
Comments flooded the comment section shortly after the Russian president made the disclosure on his Facebook page.
Boujeh Suveti Theodora Mihaela wrote: "All the respect, Mr. President! I hope that through you the entire population of the globe will return to normal life. Thank you for all your efforts."
Visakh VS wrote: "Let's hope this will be the end of COVID-19., Eagerly waiting for the day Corona meter come to zero. Love and Hugs from India."
Nwoha Raymond commented: "Well done to you Mr President, the medical scientists and the entire medical team in this innovation. Congratulations to the world for the new hope to living normal life."
Greg Linienko wrote: "Russia is in the debt of the World. I wonder will Russia be recognized or will it be just hidden again in the Media like all the good Russia has done in the World?"
Another Facebook user named Kiron Chakma wrote: "Where is American Hollywood movies!!
"You are a great leader. Hoping for d best.."
Legit.ng previously reported that it seems Russia planned to launch its COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, August 12, without the certification of the World Health Organisation.
The three phases of human trials by Russia have successfully been completed as the country plans to go into mass production.
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