Russian President Vladimir Putin gets booster shot of Covid-19 vaccine

Putin on Sunday said he was feeling well after the third shot during a meeting with Denis Logunov, Deputy Director of the Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, which creates the Sputnik vaccines. Putin was inoculated with the first jab of Sputnik V vaccine on March 23 and the second on April 14, Xinhua news agency reported.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he had received a booster shot using the country's one-dose Sputnik Light vaccine.

Putin on Sunday said he was feeling well after the third shot during a meeting with Denis Logunov, Deputy Director of the Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, which creates the Sputnik vaccines.

Putin was inoculated with the first jab of Sputnik V vaccine on March 23 and the second on April 14, Xinhua news agency reported.

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During the meeting with Logunov, Putin volunteered to participate in the testing of Russia's nasal vaccine against the novel coronavirus.

Logunov told Putin that the Gamaleya institute is working on a medicine to treat the Covid-19 infection and expects it to get registered by the end of 2022.

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