The Ministry of health has suspended routine vaccination of the adult population due to the spread of coronavirus infection, said the Deputy Minister Oleg Gridnev.
“All vaccinations are certain effects on the human immune system. The reaction in this period is the virus COVID-19 on the body is very problematic,” — leads RIA Novosti words Gridneva, speaking at a meeting of the Federation Council Committee on social policy.
Gridnev has underlined that an important step in the prevention of coronavirus is a vaccine for it, which is now being scientists, said the Deputy Minister. Decisions on the national immunization schedule will be made after the availability of the vaccine from COVID-19.
Routine vaccination of children will continue, the decision to suspend can take regions only if required by the epidemiological situation. Earlier in the Ministry of health explained that on the contrary, it is necessary to continue the primary vaccination of infants and young children in accordance with routine programs to prevent the threat of outbreaks and epidemics, such as measles, polio.