Brazil rejects the Russian Gamaleya Vaccine – “still has replication-competent adenovirus in it”

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Brazil  have turned down the Russian Gamaleya Sputnik V vaccine.  There are questions raised about the manufacturing and scale-up processes. Anvisa, the Brazilian drug agency, also said that every single lot of the AD5 Gamaleya Sputnik V shot that they have data on appears to still have replication-competent adenovirus in it.

Sciencemag.org report

Brazil Government slides outlining the decision (PDF)