Russia 'Sputnik V' vaccine: 14 percent volunteers report side effects
MOSCOW: Russian health minister Mikhail Murashko stated that 1 in of 7 volunteers who received Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine reported side effects including muscle pain and weakness, as per The Moscow Times. The results of phase one human trials were published in the Lancet Journal on September 4 showed no adverse side effects and 100 per cent stable immune response within 42 days of vaccination.
Reports said that the 14 per cent of volunteers facing muscle pain, weakness, hyperthermia, headache and pain in the injection site. The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Russia’s sovereign wealth fund will provide 100 million doses of the Coronavirus vaccine to Dr Reddy's Laboratories.