"Europe should work closely with Africa to ensure that when a vaccine is finally deployed it should not be on the basis of the highest bidder but rather be made available at an affordable and in an accessible manner".
Russian Federation licensed the two-shot jab vaccine for domestic use in August, despite not publishing any data or large scale trials.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has moved to secure an initial 230 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines for Africa, while also advocating that any vaccine in development should also be tested on the continent.
The Oxford University Vaccine is now being trailed and if all goes to plan, the government said it will get 84 million doses, with 3.8 million rolled out as early as January.More news: Kyle Walker fears for his England career after red card against Iceland
The success of either vaccine still has to be demonstrated, but trials are encouraging. 'However the agreement puts Australia at the top of the queue, if our medical experts give the vaccines the green light'.
"Australians will be among the first in the world to receive a safe and effective vaccine, should it pass late stage testing", Morrison will say.
Under the deal with UQ and CSL, Australia will buy 51 million doses of that tie-up's vaccine.
If both vaccines prove successful, that could mean as many as 30 million doses could be provided to neighbouring countries.More news: Tenet Earned $100 Million At The Box Office Worldwide
Ehanire stated that Nigeria has been participating in series of knowledge-exchange and contacts with different research bodies and countries to find solutions to the COVID-19 challenge and has contacted the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Nigeria for right of access immediately the Russian COVID-19 Vaccine was announced. Several pharmaceutical companies hope to continue the trial process and deliver a vaccine by the end of the year. Morrison has stressed Australia wants to help Pacific countries and other regional neighbours get early access.
The vaccine's results have been compared with convalescent plasma to understand the immunogenic impact of the vaccine against naturally developed immunity, and it was found that the vaccine induced a stronger immune response.
A statement issued by the Director, Information, Media and Public Relations, Mr. Olujimi Oyetomi, said the meeting between the minister and the Russian team centred on the Russian-made Vaccine against COVID-19.
Last month, Russian Federation became the first country to register a coronavirus vaccine, which was named Sputnik V. Developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute, it underwent clinical trials in June and July.More news: England beat Australia by two runs in final-ball T20I thriller