India approves Russia’s Sputnik V for mass use amid second COVID wave and vaccine shortage

India approved Russia’s Sputnik V for use amid a deadly second wave of infections. The vaccine¬†has been deemed to be safe, and works in a way similar to the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab which is being made in India as Covishield. Sputnik V gives around 92% protection against Covid-19, late stage trial results published in The Lancet […]