Russian Sugar Pills

Homeopathy, pseudoscience, and vaccine

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On August 11, 2020, the first COVID19 vaccine has been claimed by Russia to be ready and effective. The vaccine has been named Sputnik-V to refer to the first Soviet satellite Sputnik. Russian vaccine was developed under the leadership of Alexander Leonidovich Ginsburg at the research facility Gamalei. The clinical trial involved 38 volunteers; by day 42, all 38…