Islam Times 2 Aug 2020 102020000000Sun, 02 Aug 2020 10:28:20 -0400 10:28 https://www.islamtimes.org/en/news/877883/russia-plans-mass-vaccination-against-covid-19-campaign-in-october -------------------------------------------------- Title : Russia Plans Mass Vaccination against Covid-19 Campaign in October -------------------------------------------------- Islam Times - Russian health authorities are preparing to start a mass vaccination campaign against coronavirus in October, the health minister has said. Text : Russian media quoted Mikhail Murashko as saying that doctors and teachers would be the first to receive the vaccine. Reuters, citing anonymous sources, said Russia s first potential vaccine would be approved by regulators this month. Mr Murashko, quoted by Interfax news agency, said that the Gamaleya Institute, a research facility in Moscow, had finished clinical trials of a vaccine and that paperwork was being prepared to register it. We plan wider vaccinations for October, he said, adding that teachers and doctors would be the first to receive it.