Russia becomes 1st country to register COVID-19 Vaccine

Russian President, Vladimir Putin has announced that a COVID-19 vaccine named “Sputnik V” developed in the country has been registered for use. Russian Ministry of Health has given regulatory approval for what it claims is the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine, developed by Moscow’s Gamaleya Institute. Russia is the first country to register a coronavirus vaccine.

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  • President of Russia: Vladimir Putin.
  • Capital of Russia: Moscow.