Russia is set to be the first country in the world to roll out a Coronavirus vaccine with doctors and teachers the first in line.
While other countries including the UAE are in the final stage of testing, Russia has announced that it will be ready to vaccinate the population from October.
According to Russia’s health minister, the clinical trials have been completed and the vaccine is being registered.
Meanwhile, Russian news agency TASS reported that Russian has reported the lowest number of Coronavirus cases since April.
Vaccine rolled out too quickly?
But other countries are worried at the speed at which the vaccine in Russia has been created and rolled out.
America’s top infectious disease official Anthony Fauci raised concerns about the vaccine’s safety at a congressional hearing.
“I do hope that the Chinese and the Russians are actually testing the vaccine before they are administering the vaccine to anyone.