Immunization of the population of Russia from coronavirus infection can be started already in the autumn of 2020, said the Director of the National research centre of epidemiology and Microbiology them. N. F. Gamalei Of The Ministry Of Health Alexander Ginzburg. However, this process can take up to nine months, writes “Kommersant”.
“We hope that the mass vaccination will begin in early fall. But, of course, at one time the entire population will not be able to receive the vaccine, we assume that in the best case it will take six months, seven to nine months, the process of vaccination and its scale,” said Ginzburg.
Among the priority categories as said earlier, another member of the center Viktor Zuev, doctors, and people who work in contact with a large number of people: cashiers, taxi drivers, ushers, volunteers etc.
Alexander Ginzburg said earlier that the Center has tested on itself a vaccine against coronavirus, and the tests were successful. Now he said more about that. “All the developers who participated in the creation of this vaccine on a voluntary basis proektirovaniy, knowing her safety and of the responsibility that exists in the process of developing a drug, that is, they could not afford to leave nor to isolate themselves, even more sick <…> we Have not just tested antibodies, we checked the presence of protective antibodies, virusneutralizing,”— said the expert.