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Putin claims to develop COVID-19 vaccine

MOSCOW: Russia President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia has become the first country in the world to give regulatory approval to a COVID-19 vaccine after barely two months of human trials, a move hailed by Moscow as evidence of its scientific prowess. The development paves the way for ...

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Glass vial makers prepare for COVID-19 vaccine

FRANKFURT/PARIS: Drugmakers are warning of a potential shortage of vials to bottle future COVID-19 vaccines, but their rush to secure supplies risks making matters worse, some major medical equipment manufacturers warn. Schott AG, the world’s largest maker of speciality glass for vaccine vials, says it has turned down requests to ...

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