Trial partnership announced for Russian Sputnik V vaccine

      Published on Tuesday, 26 January , 2021      654 Views     
Trial partnership announced for Russian Sputnik V vaccine

The UAE University (UAEU) is supporting the Russian Sputnik V clinical trial of the novel Covid-19 vaccine.

Phase III trials in the UAE has already recruited more than 500 volunteers. Volunteers in the UAE trial are receiving two doses of the vaccine three weeks apart at Tawam Hospital.

The vaccine is the world’s first registered vaccine based on a well-studied human adenoviral vector-based platform.

Sputnik V is nearing the end of the clinical testing process in Russia with 40,000 volunteers currently involved in a phase III trial.

Interim results have shown the vaccine has 92 per cent efficacy after the second dose.

Category Gulf News | 2021/01/26 latest update at 11:00 PM
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