Vladimir Putinto: Alexei Nikolsky / RIA Novosti
The key requirements for the vaccine coronavirus needs to be its effectiveness and safety, confidence in the product must be absolute. This was stated by President Vladimir Putin at a meeting on the sanitary-epidemiological situation, the stream of which is available on YouTube.
As told Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova, most prospects now have two Russian vaccine against the coronavirus, one of which was developed by the National research center of Gamaliel. According to her, the launch of commercial production is expected in September.
Speaking of vaccination against influenza, the President said that every citizen has the right to decide to vaccinate or not. “But you need to understand the responsibility, including the health of loved ones,” he said.
At the beginning of the meeting Putin noted that the situation with the coronavirus in the country calms down, but can still swing in any direction. He called on the authorities to refrain from haste in matters of lifting restrictions, as this may lead to an increase in the number of new cases of infection.
In Russia over the past day recorded 5475 new cases of infection with coronavirus in 84 regions. Since the beginning of the pandemic coronavirus infection was confirmed at 828 990 people.
Video, photo All from Russia.