The Ministry of Health denied the possibility of contracting COVID-19 after vaccination

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It is impossible to become infected or infect others with a coronavirus infection after being vaccinated with Sputnik V. This was announced on Tuesday, October 13, by Oksana Drapkina, chief freelance specialist in therapy and general medical practice of the Ministry of Health of Russia, director of the National Medical Research Center of Therapy and Preventive Medicine.

“Very often they ask questions about how she [прививка] tolerated, whether it is possible, for example, to infect or infect others after a person is vaccinated. <...> Of course, you cannot get infected, ”she stressed at the International Scientific and Practical Online Conference“ Pandemic 2020: Challenges, Solutions, Consequences ”.

The expert also noted that antibodies after vaccination with “Sputnik V” appear in different titers.

About 10% of those who tested the vaccine report a slight increase in body temperature, Drapkina added.

Earlier on Tuesday, the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova urged not to allow “dissidence” in vaccination against COVID-19.

In August, Russia registered the world’s first coronavirus vaccine, Sputnik V. The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) announced on October 12 that the UAE Ministry of Health had approved the third phase of its clinical trials in the country.

The results of the first and second phases of clinical studies of “Sputnik V” showed that a sustained humoral and cellular immune response was achieved in 100% of volunteers in the Emirates without any serious side effects.

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