It is clarified that the Russian drug, according to the results of a unique independent study in Hungary, showed the highest degree of protection against deaths from coronavirus at the level of 98% among the five vaccines against COVID-19.

Sputnik V also has an efficiency of 85.7% against coronavirus infection and is the leader along with the drug from Moderna, ”the RDIF said in a statement.

The fund added that the study involved Hungarian citizens who had completed a full course of vaccination with Sputnik V, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinopharm and AstraZeneca.

Earlier it became known that immunity after vaccination with the coronavirus vaccine for adolescents "Sputnik M" was formed in 93.2% of volunteers.