Russia begins mass vaccination against Covid-19

This Monday more free inoculation points have been opened in Russia

| 01/18/2021 | ionicons-v5-c08: 24 | Camacho Light |

RUSSIA.- Russia a campaign of mass vaccination against him Covid-19, where the Sputnik V vaccine it will be available to the entire population, with some exceptions, such as pregnant women.

In December of last year the country began to vaccinate to doctors, teachers and social workers, as well as to people with certain chronic diseases.

Last Wednesday, president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, ordered last Wednesday to go to the mass vaccination of the population and urged to prepare the necessary infrastructure

Vaccination against coronavirus in Russia it is free and voluntary. The Russian authorities hope to reach vaccinate up to 60% of the total population of the country during the first year, in order to achieve « herd immunity ».

According to Moscow’s deputy mayor, Anastasia Rakova, 190,000 people have so far been vaccinated in the city of 12 million.

In Russia more than 3.5 million people have been infected with the coronavirus and the virus continues to spread.

Concerns about the safety and efficacy of vaccine they persist among many people. According to a recent survey, only 38 percent of Russians plan to get vaccinated.