Venezuela ready to test Russian COVID-19 vaccine RIO DE JANEIRO. KAZINFORM Venezuela is ready to take part in the clinical trials of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine and, if the trials are successful, use it and promote it on the local market, Russian Ambassador to Venezuela Sergei Melik-Bagdasarov told TASS on Wednesday.
Russia receives request for 1 bln COVID-19 vaccine doses from 20 states MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia has received a request for the production of 1 bln doses of the COVID-19 vaccine produced by the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology from 20 states, head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund Kirill Dmitriev said during an online conference, TASS reports.
Expert says face masks are to be changed more often in hot weather MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Face masks that are mandatory as a means of protection against the novel coronavirus infection should be changed more often in hot weather, Mikhail Lebedev of the Russian sanitary watchdog’s center for molecular diagnosis told TASS on Tuesday.
US court of appeal cancels Boston Marathon bomber’s death penalty NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has cancelled the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was sentenced to death for organizing the deadly 2013 Boston Marathon blast, according to judicial documents uploaded to the court database.
Russia to have anti-COVID vaccine enough for mass vaccination in early 2021 MALENKOYE VILLAGE. KAZINFORM - Russia will be able to manufacture anti-coronavirus vaccine enough to carry out mass vaccination by the beginning of 2021, President of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Sergeyev said on Monday.
Russia’s first COVID-19 vaccine ready, deputy defense minister says MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia’s first vaccine against the novel coronavirus infection, which was created by military specialists and scientists of the Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology, is ready, First Deputy Defense Minister Ruslan Tsalikov told Argumenty i Fakty newspaper.
Volunteers participating in Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine trials develop antibodies MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Members of the second group of volunteers taking part in trials of a coronavirus vaccine at Moscow's Burdenko Main Military Clinic Hospital have developed antibodies, Medical Service Colonel Sergei Borisevich, the head of the 48th Central Research Institute of the Russian Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Protection Troops, told the Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper.
Russian pharmaceutical company signs deal to release Oxford vaccine against coronavirus MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russian pharmaceutical company R-Pharm signed an agreement on production of a coronavirus vaccine developed by British-Swedish AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford, Kazinform refers to TASS. The company plans to supply the drug to 30-50 countries, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Russian company Alexey Repik said in an interview with Rossiya24 TV channel.
PMs of Belarus, Russia sign documents in sphere of energy MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Prime Minister of Belarus Roman Golovchenko and Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin signed three documents in the sphere of energy in Moscow on 14 July. The Belarusian head of government told reporters about it as a result of his visit to the Russian capital, Kazinform has learned from BelTA.
Over 50 countries submit purchase requests for Russia's anti-COVID-19 Avifavir MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Over 50 countries, including Brazil and Saudi Arabia, submitted requests to procure the Russian-made Avifavir anti-coronavirus drug, Head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) Kirill Dmitriev stated in his column for the Newsweek magazine. Kazinform has learnt from TASS.