Onishchenko: In total, vaccination against coronavirus is not necessary

a Vaccine against coronavirus should be doing the people at risk. About it in interview to TV channel “Zvezda”, said the academician, former chief sanitary doctor of the Russian Federation, first Deputy Chairman of state Duma Committee on education and science Gennady Onishchenko.

“the Scientific need for total vaccination no. I am a specialist in this area of the practice say that it will not, but this is my point of view,” he said.

According to Onishchenko, vaccination if it is, then it will concern first risk group for medical reasons, and then on a professional basis.

Earlier, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko said that mass vaccination of the population of the Russian Federation from the coronavirus can begin in the fall. He said that “the work on the vaccine is in full swing”.

in addition, the defense Ministry will begin clinical tests of a domestic vaccine against a coronavirus. For these purposes, selected 50 volunteers from among the military personnel, including five women. The first group of volunteers will begin to survey and prepare for experiment 3 June at the 48th Central research Institute of the Ministry of defense.

With the start of the pandemic with the coronavirus fell ill in the world more than 6.2 million people, approximately 370 thousand died. Russia was 423 thousand 741 case of infection, recovered 186 thousand 985 people died 5 thousand 37.

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