First COVID-19 Vaccine – level 1

17-08-2020 07:00

Russia makes a COVID-19 vaccine. A vaccine is a medicine that can stop a sickness from making you sick. Russia is the first country in the world that makes an official COVID-19 vaccine.

The Russian president says that the vaccine is safe. He says that doctors can use the vaccine. His daughter gets the vaccine. She feels good. She does not have any serious health problems. Russian officials say that the vaccine can protect a person for two years.

However, scientists from other countries worry. They do not believe that the vaccine is good. They say that the tests do not go long enough. Every vaccine has long tests. Many people must take part in the tests. However, Russia makes its vaccine very quickly.

Difficult words: making (to make something happen), official (when a public office says something), protect (to keep somebody safe).

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