Aslıhan DOĞRU -TDO- The vaccine developed against the new type of coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic originating from Russia, Sputnik V, was suggested to be the vaccine that protects the most from Covid-19 with a 97.6% effectiveness rate.
The statement was made by the The Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, which developed the vaccine.
In Russia, the vaccine provides 97.6% protection compared to those who are not vaccinated with people with whom both doses of Sputnik V are administered, the institute said in a statement.
A scientific statement on the research will be published next month.
In addition, Sputnik V has received approval from 60 countries covering 3 billion inhabitants, the statement said, adding that the vaccine is the second most licensed by health authorities in the world.