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Russia: Mass vaccination against COVID-19 begins in Moscow 01:19

Russia: Mass vaccination against COVID-19 begins in Moscow

Russian Federation, Moscow
December 5, 2020 at 10:06 GMT +00:00 · Published

A mass vaccination campaign against COVID-19 with Russia-made vaccine Sputnik V reportedly began in Moscow on Saturday.

Footage shows residents of the capital entering and leaving one of the clinics taking part in the campaign.

It comes as Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the start of large-scale vaccination against the novel coronavirus in the country on Wednesday.

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said medical workers and teachers would be the first to get vaccinated in the capital after an online registration, while the participation was said to be voluntary.

Russia: Mass vaccination against COVID-19 begins in Moscow 01:19
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A mass vaccination campaign against COVID-19 with Russia-made vaccine Sputnik V reportedly began in Moscow on Saturday.

Footage shows residents of the capital entering and leaving one of the clinics taking part in the campaign.

It comes as Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the start of large-scale vaccination against the novel coronavirus in the country on Wednesday.

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said medical workers and teachers would be the first to get vaccinated in the capital after an online registration, while the participation was said to be voluntary.