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Russia approves single-dose Sputnik Light coronavirus vaccine

Health officials in Russia approved a single-dose version of the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, the developers of the shot said on Thursday.The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), which helped finance the vaccine, said in a statement that Sputnik Light “demonstrated 79.4 per cent efficacy” compared to 91.6 per cent for the two-shot Sputnik V.The results, it said, were drawn from “data taken from 28 days after the injection was administered as part of Russia’s mass vaccination programme…

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