Russia has registered the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine, according to President Vladimir Putin.
Putin declared it on Russian state television on Tuesday, according to a report of the news agency CNN.
“Moscow-based Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology has approved the use of the Russian-made Covid-19 vaccine,” Putin said.
“All steps have been taken to prepare the vaccine,” Putin said in a direct teleconference with the cabinet.
“The coronavirus vaccine was registered for the first time in the world on August 11, 2020. I know it is quite effective and creates permanent immunity,” he said.
Vladimir Putin said, “So we are the first to register. I think the work of my foreign colleagues is also going on.”
Noted that, one of the daughters of Putin has taken the vaccine and her body temperature was a little higher after taking the vaccine.
“I know this vaccine is very well,” he said. Because one of my daughters has been vaccinated.” However, she is fine now, he added.
“That’s how my daughter took the Covid-19 vaccine trial. Her body temperature was 38 degrees Celsius after the first vaccination. However, the next day it dropped to 36 degrees,” he added.