Sputnik V vaccine

A medical worker displays a vial with Sputnik V vaccine during the vaccination of medics at a clinic in the far eastern city of Vladivostok on December 15, 2020.

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Revealed: Faces behind importation of Russian Covid-19 vaccine to Kenya

What you need to know:

  • The Russian vaccine has a 92 per cent efficacy rate.
  • Sputnik V is Kenya’s first private vaccine consignment.

The company approved to ship in and sell Covid-19 vaccines from Russia at a hefty price is owned by individuals who have benefited from some of the most lucrative medical deals in Kenya’s recent history, the Nation can reveal.

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