The Russian Confederation has become the first country to approve COVID-19 vaccine with President Vladimir Putin`s daughter, getting vaccinated.
Russia is also hoping to start mass production of the vaccine soon, said the president.
Meanwhile, Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said that the first Russian vaccine against the coronavirus will begin to be produced at two sites – the Gamaleya Research Institute and the Binnopharm company, reported sputnik.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia has successfully registered coronavirus vaccine after the health ministry has given approval.
Sharing the success news in a government meeting Putin thanked everyone who worked on the first vaccine against the coronavirus.
Russian President said, “I hope we will be able to start mass production of this medication in the near future, which is very important,” as reported by sputnik. He further called it as “a very important step for the world”.