Second Covid-19 Vaccine Approved by Russia

MOSCOW—Russia approved a second Covid-19 vaccine and said it was closing in on a third as Moscow attempts to establish itself as a major player in the global race to end the coronavirus pandemic.

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that a vaccine developed by Vector State Virology and Biotechnology Center, a former Soviet bioweapons research lab, has received regulatory approval. Russian officials said that a third vaccine could be approved in December.



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