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The Ministry of Health told about the duration of the vaccine against coronavirus

The Ministry of Health told about the duration of the vaccine against coronavirus
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The Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation told how long the new vaccine against coronavirus works. The double injection system allows the formation of long-term immunity.

This was reported by the press service of the Russian Ministry of Health. Registered vaccine Gam-COVID-Vac is a vector two-component vaccine based on human adenovirus. It does not contain the components of the COVID-19 virus. The experience of using vaccines of this type with double administration shows that immunity lasts up to two years.

According to the head of the ministry, Mikhail Murashko, the vaccine has passed all safety and efficacy tests in rodents and primates. Then it was tested on two groups of volunteers (38 people each). Murashko added that Russia is ready for international cooperation in the development and introduction of a vaccine.

President Vladimir Putin today announced registration of the Russian vaccine against coronavirus... According to him, he knows the vaccine is working effectively.

The Association of Clinical Research Organizations requested postpone vaccine registration due to insufficient research. Its massive release is planned for September.

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