The State Duma assessed the appearance of the Russian vaccine against coronavirus

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The fact that Russia is ready to register a vaccine against coronavirus infection is a very positive signal. This opinion was expressed on Friday, August 7, by the first deputy chairman of the State Duma health protection committee Fedot Tumusov.

“Because it shows that our science, both medical and biological, is at the forefront. The most important question for a vaccine is its effectiveness and safety. I understand that the effectiveness has already been identified, “Tumusov said in an interview with RT.

He expressed confidence that Russian scientists and leaders of the medical industry are very attentive to this issue, adding that the safety issue requires a lengthy review.

Earlier on the same day, Deputy Minister of Health of the Russian Federation Oleg Gridnev said that Russia would become the first country in the world to register a vaccine against coronavirus. The drug developed by the center. N. Gamalei, will be registered on August 12, writes

Medical workers and elderly people will be the first to be vaccinated with this vaccine, according to the TV channel “360”.

The spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes the COVID-19 disease, began at the end of December last year. The Chinese city of Wuhan became the hotbed of infection. For several months, the disease has spread to more than 210 countries of the world. On March 11, WHO announced a coronavirus pandemic.

According to the latest data, in Russia, the total number of detected cases of COVID-19 has reached 877,135 people, 14,725 patients have died, and 683,592 have recovered.

All information on the situation with the coronavirus is available on the websites of stopcoronavirus.rf and access vsem.rf. Coronavirus hotline: 8 (800) 2000-112. In addition, information is available under the hashtag #WeWeTogether.

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