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Coronavirus

Russia aims COVID vaccine at Asian buyers beyond Philippines

Vietnam and others eye Sputnik V doses as scientists spar over safety

Vaccine development in a Russian lab: While Moscow sees limited sales prospects in Western markets, it views Asia as "promising."   © Reuters

MOSCOW -- Asia figures prominently in Russia's multibillion-dollar plans for its new coronavirus vaccine -- one that has prompted international experts and even some Russian scientists to raise concerns about its safety.

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