On Wednesday, January 12, 2022, The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, asserted the efficacy of the vaccine against the COVID-19 pandemic and its contagious strain called Omicron named Sputnik V.
He urged that the Russian made vaccine named Sputnik V would have great efficacy against the contagious strain of the COVID-19 called Omicron. Moreover, President also claimed that the Russian vaccine named Sputnik V is effective than every vaccine present around the world against the new variants like Omicron and various others.
While speaking at the session of the Russian Cabinet of Ministers, ” President Putin claimed,” Sputnik V vaccine of the COVID-19 viral infection made by Russia is very effective against any variant such as Omicron. It is more effective than any vaccine of COVID-19 and its emerging strain than any other vaccine present in the world.
Putin further added that the vaccine is that much capable that it can neutralize the effect of any deadly virus and its contagious mutants. So, to neutralize or make antibodies against the virus is obvious for any kind of vaccine and the new Russian vaccine is more effective than any vaccine present over there.
On November 2021, the World Health Organisation (WHO) renowned the new strain of COVID-19 called Omicron as a variant of concern and also assigned the name called Omicron.
It has also been researched that the new variant has a large number of mutations than the COVID-19 virus, and some of them are concerned because of their contagious behaviours.
The spread of the new Omicron variant has been witnessed by more than 100 countries, and it is showing its surge worst, most of the countries. Since the Omicron variant emerged in the country, a total of 698 individuals have been exposed to the new strain.
Moreover, the Russian government also informed that they would provide free shipments of the vaccine named Sputnik V to different countries.
Russia is revamping their vaccination programme in the country, and the recovery rate of Russia is over 90 percent of the total confirmed cases of the COVID-19 pandemic.