With 2,187,990 infections, Russia
has the fourth-largest number of Covid-19 cases in the world behind the United States, India and Brazil.
AstraZeneca is likely to run an additional global trial to assess the efficacy of its vaccine, its chief executive Pascal Soriot was quoted as saying by Bloomberg News, after questions were raised over the results from its late-stage study.
"The headline result is the vaccine works and that's very exciting," Vallance said during a news
briefing with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
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