Russia quickly and adequately responded to the coronavirus pandemic, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on April 28 during a visit to an ambulance station in Pushkin in St. Petersburg.
“We have a good level of training, starting with junior secondary [звена]… Second, we have a polyclinic network, which is not available in other countries. Our system turned out to be more stable and better prepared, it turned out to be more mobile and more flexible <...> And they quickly reacted very quickly. Relatively fast. As the situation demanded, ”he said.
The day before, the World Health Organization assessed the situation with COVID-19 in Russia. According to the representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Russia Melita Vujnovich, the country is “on a plateau or on a soft decline, but not everywhere.”
On April 21, speaking with the annual message to the Federal Assembly, Vladimir Putin urged Russians to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. He also pointed out that all citizens should have the opportunity to be vaccinated so that collective immunity from coronavirus is formed in the fall.
Large-scale vaccination against COVID-19 has been taking place in Russia since January 18. The vaccination is given free of charge to everyone. At the moment, three vaccines against coronavirus have been registered in the country: Sputnik V, EpiVacCorona and KoviVac. As noted in the Ministry of Health, the activity of vaccination against coronavirus infection in Russia is high.
All relevant information on the situation with the coronavirus is available on the websites of stopcoronavirus.rf and access vsem.rf, as well as by the hashtag #WeVotte. Coronavirus hotline: 8-800-2000-112.
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