MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko on Wednesday said more than 100,000 people had already been vaccinated against COVID-19, as Moscow presented its Sputnik V vaccine to the United Nations over video link.
President Vladimir Putin earlier ordered authorities to begin mass voluntary vaccinations next week. Russia said last month that its Sputnik V jab was 92% effective at protecting people from COVID-19 according to interim results.
Reporting by Polina Nikolskaya and Tom Balmforth; Writing by Alexander Marrow; Editing by Toby Chopra
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