Scientist Working on COVID Vaccine Reportedly Found Dead After Falling From Building | 22 Words

It has just been reported that one of the scientists who had been working on the COVID-19 vaccine has been found dead under "suspicious circumstances"...

Now, this tragic news comes just weeks after the initial success of the first COVID-19 vaccine.

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Pharmaceutical organizations from all around the world have been working tirelessly to discover a vaccine for months, but, to begin with, they didn't have much luck.

However, some amazing news was brought to us a couple of weeks ago.

The vaccine that American multinational pharmaceutical corporation, Pfizer and German biotechnology company, BioNTech had been working on for the last few months was finally ready.

The vaccine underwent its phase 3 study...

Which enrolled 44,000 people in the U.S and in 5 other countries.

And as for the results?

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Well, they were looking that good that some countries started distributing the COVID vaccine out to their citizens a few weeks ago.

And over in the United Kingdom...

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The first 800,000 doses of the vaccine have been getting steadily administered to eager patients from all across the country.

Things are looking up...

And if this vaccine is as effective as its researchers and developers have insisted, we could be looking at a normal reality in a mere few months.

And, as for the people behind the life-saving vaccine?

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Well, they are nothing but heroes.

And this is is why the news of Dr. Alexander Kagansky has been so highly publicized.

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The famed biologist, from Russia, was found dead this week outside of a high rise residential building in St Petersburg.

Suspicions surrounding his death are rife...

Kagansky, forty-five, was best known for his work on fighting cancer...

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And worked as an assistant professor in Vladivostok. But, in more recent times, he was Director of the Centre for Genomic and Regenerative Medicine at Russia’s Far Eastern Federal University in Vladivostok as he continued research collaboration with Edinburgh University, where he had worked for thirteen years.

He also played a role in creating a vaccine for COVID-19.

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Russian newspaper, Moskovsky Komsomolets, reported that the academic had been “developing a vaccine against COVID-19," though they gave no further details about which of a number of international COVID-19 vaccines he was reported to have been working on.

But this week, tragedy struck.

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The scientist was reported to have fallen in his underwear from a fourteenth-floor window of a high rise residential building in St Petersburg, Russia.

It was also reported that he had a stab wound on his body.

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Police believe there was a “scuffle" before Kagansky fell, according to the report.

The Russian Investigative Committee has opened a murder probe and a forty-five-year-old male suspect has been detained.

Rest in peace, Dr. Alexander Kagansky.