Russian Health Minister Muraşko announced that the mass production of the new type of coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine developed by the Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology has started.
Russian Health Minister Mihail Muraşko informed President Vladimir Putin ‘s “Mass production has started today” regarding the Covid-19 vaccine at the meeting with government members .
‘The second vaccine will be registered after 3 weeks’
Expressing that the second Covid-19 vaccine developed by the Russian State Institute of Virology and Biotechnology Research Vektor has come to an end in the clinical trials, Muraşko stated that the relevant documents have been submitted for examination, and said, “In addition, the famous Çumakov Institute was given clinical research permission. “This process will take 3 weeks,” he said.
Russian leader Putin also stated that an information campaign should be carried out regarding who can be given which vaccine, taking into account age and health characteristics.
Earlier, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) announced that the vaccine production capacity will reach several million doses by the end of October, and reach 10 million by the end of the year. Thus, it was stated that anyone in Russia will be offered the opportunity to be vaccinated within 6-9 months.