The first consignments of the Kovivac vaccine were sent to the Russian regions

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The first batches of the new Russian vaccine “Kovivac” for the prevention of coronavirus were sent to the Russian regions, said the Director General of the Center. Chumakova, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) Aidar Ishmukhametov.

The vaccine was created at the Federal Scientific Center for Research and Development of Immunobiological Preparations named after V.I. M.P. Chumakova.

“The first batches of the whole-virion inactivated vaccine Kovivac, created at the Chumakov Center for the prevention of coronavirus infection, were sent to the Russian regions late last night. We are gradually starting to ship and send our vaccine to consumers,” Ishmukhametov said.

Kovivac became the third Russian registered vaccine. The Sputnik V vaccine was the first in Russia and in the world, and EpiVacCorona was the second.