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Russian scientists fear potential 'Moscow' Covid strain could fight off vaccines

Covid. Health officials have not yet released any details on the potential variant, but experts are saying they feel confident the jab will remain effective.

Cases of the coronavirus in Moscow has been rising steadily since May. 7,704 cases were reported on Sunday, the highest number in the city since December 24 last year.Experts from the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, who currently produce the Sputnik V vaccine, have suggested the 'Moscow' variant could be behind the cities rise in cases, The Sun reports.Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has vowed to re-purpose thousands of hospital beds in the city should they need them.

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