The Ministry of health said the start of production of the Russian vaccine from COVID-19.
The drug was developed by specialists of the National research centre of epidemiology and Microbiology named Gamalei.
Vladimir Putin announced that the Russian Federation was the world's first registered drug for the prevention COVID-19. The vaccine is called " Satellite V ".
in the drug development has also attracted Russian direct investment Fund. Its head Kirill Dmitriev said At a given time, the Fund received applications for the purchase billion doses of vaccine to more than 20 countries. However, he clarified that the Russian Federation agreed on the production of vaccines in five countries. According to His statement, existing facilities can produce five million doses in one year.
according to data from the State register of medicines, the Drug will be a solution for intramuscular introduction. Vaccination is going to carry out in 2 stages: first the component I, after 3 weeks component II.
As stated in the Ministry of health, the double scheme is the introduction gives you the opportunity to form long-lasting immunity up to 2 years.
the Ministry also announced the text data on preclinical and clinical studies of the drug. The head of the Ministry of health of Michael Murashko said that criticism from abroad is largely due to the "incomplete data," adding that not everyone knows - " the Vaccine released on the platform, which already made six products."
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