While making headlines as the first country to register a Covid-19 vaccine, several top Russian health leaders are voicing strong opposition to the shot’s rollout. From the internal defections, it appears the science, ethics and legitimacy of the vaccine are being put into question.
1. Would Western secret services have had a role in these defections? Would Western secret services WANT to have a role in these defections? It seems a ready-made development for generating cognitive dissonance.
2. Here is some more input on this, strengthening the view that this is about politics more than science. https://www.rt.com/russia/499876-the-lancet-russian-sputnik-vaccine-effectiveness/
3. Note that the Russian defection news item is no longer featured at The Highwire.