In Russia, on Monday, January 18, on behalf of President Vladimir Putin, the mass vaccination of the population against the coronavirus began. According to the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova, in the first year 60% of the country’s population can be covered by vaccination.
Now in Russia two vaccines have passed the state registration – “Sputnik V” developed by the Gamaleya Center and “EpiVacCorona” from the center of Novosibirsk “Vector”. Residents of the country can vaccinate one of them free of charge and voluntarily.
In Moscow, where the vaccination campaign started earlier, about 140,000 people were vaccinated against the coronavirus by mid-January. In the area of Kemerovo, 3.5 thousand people were vaccinated. In St. Petersburg, 18.5 thousand people were vaccinated, in the Leningrad region – 1240 people, in the territory of Kabarovsk – 3.2 thousand people, in the Sverdlovsk region – 12 thousand people, in the Chelyabinsk region – 9 thousand people, in the Belgorod region – more than 1.3 thousand people.
Details – in the material of “Kommersant” “Goodwill needles.”