Russia confirms Sputnik-V no side effects

(VOVWORLD) - 85% of those vaccinated with Russia’s Sputnik-V COVID-19 vaccine do not have any side effects, Alexander Ginzburg, head of Russia’s Gamaleya Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology, said on Friday.
Russia confirms Sputnik-V no side effects - ảnh 1Russia’s Sputnik-V vaccine (Photo: Yonhap/VNA)

He spoke at a press briefing, adding that based on the three stages of trials, 15% of those vaccinated report redness in the area of the vaccine and a slight headache that goes away within 24 hours.

Russia registered the first COVID-19 vaccine in the world under the name of Sputnik-V in August.

Russia’s speed producing the vaccine has made international experts worried about the efficiency, safety, and side effects of Sputnik-V.