Czech President Milos Zeman announced his readiness to be grafted with “Sputnik V”

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On Sunday, April 11, Czech President Milos Zeman said that he fully trusts the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine and is ready to be vaccinated with it in the future, if required.

“Lord, my God, why not!” – he said, answering the relevant question in an interview with the TV channel of the Blesk publication.

According to Zeman, only the drug produced by the American company Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech can be compared in its qualities with the Russian vaccine.

On February 28, the Czech State Institute for Drug Control, acting as the national pharmaceutical regulator, allowed the use of Sputnik V without the approval of the European Union, since the Ministry of Health could give permission for the use of the Russian vaccine in the country.

Zeman and Czech Prime Minister Andrei Babis insist on the acquisition of Sputnik V. They have already held preliminary negotiations with the representatives of Russia about receiving the vaccine.

On February 28, Babis said that the Czech Republic could start vaccination against coronavirus with the Russian drug Sputnik V, without waiting for the decision of the European Union. He added that he fully trusts the Russian drug.

Now the citizens of the Czech Republic have access to vaccines from the American manufacturers Pfizer / BioNTech and Moderna, as well as the British-Swedish company AstraZeneca.

“Sputnik V” became the first vaccine against coronavirus in the world, it was registered by the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation in August last year. The second vaccine was the drug “EpiVacCorona” from the scientific center “Vector”. On February 20, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin announced the registration of the third Russian vaccine against coronavirus called KoviVac. The drug was developed at the Chumakov Center. On April 10, the Minister of Health of the Russian Federation Mikhail Murashko said that at the site of the N.N. A.A. Smorodintsev The Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation is developing another vaccine against coronavirus.