The vaccine, named Sputnik V, was developed by Russia's Gamaleya Research Institute. Production of the drug has already started at the Russian company AFK Sistema’s Binnopharm pharmaceutical factory, which is expected to produce around 1.5 million doses of the vaccine a year. https://www.spreaker.com/user/radiosputnik/russia-announces-it-has-developed-corona "Effectively, the difference between the Russian research system and the Western research system comes down to the fact that in the West, most scientific research, be it medical or military, is usually done by the private sector … in Russia, it is almost exclusively done by the state sector," MacDonald told host John Kiriakou. "This is a legacy of the Soviet Union. Even though Russia is considered smaller in population terms than the US and considered to be poorer by GDP, it is still ahead of the US in certain areas like missile defense and certain space technologies and stuff like that, and that's mainly because things are done by the state rather than by the private sector," MacDonald added. "In this case, what the Russians say is that they've basically been working on vaccines for 20 years. So, for example, when SARS [severe acute respiratory syndrome] broke out over a decade ago, they [the Russians] would… Read full this story
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