Designers of the Russian vaccine against the new coronavirus Sputnik V said on Thursday that the American social network had restricted access to the official Twitter account for the vaccine.
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“The account of Sputnik V is limited to utsputnikvaccine. We are trying to establish the reasons for this, ”said the Russian Sovereign Fund (RDIF), which funded the vaccine development.
Sputnik V’s official account posted a warning on Thursday evening that “Warning: This account has been temporarily restricted”. It is available by clicking on the “Yes, View Profile” button.
The vaccine, known as “Sputnik V”, was registered in Russia in August as a tribute to the first satellite launched by the USSR into space in 1957.
Prior to the publication of Phase 3 trials and results, the country was the first in the world to register a vaccine against the new coronavirus, despite international criticism over a statement that was considered untimely. Scientists.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Sputnik V was “the best in the world” and ordered mass vaccinations in Russia to begin next week.