The Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation announced negotiations with Germany regarding the production of Russian vaccines against coronavirus
German Health Minister Jens Spahn told Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko about his readiness to cooperate in the production of Russian vaccines against coronavirus. This was reported on the website of the Russian Ministry of Health.
“According to the agreement reached, in the near future, Russian and German experts will in working order hold negotiations on the search for production facilities for the joint production of Russian vaccines,” it was reported.
Whether any specific vaccines were discussed, the RF Ministry of Health did not specify.
Two vaccines against COVID-19 have been registered in Russia: “Sputnik V”, developed by the Gamaleya Center for Epidemiology, and “EpiVacCorona” from the Novosibirsk Center “Vector”.
On December 5, vaccination began in Moscow, and on December 14, according to the Ministry of Health, all regions of the Russian Federation received Sputnik V. The creators of “Sputnik V” claim that the effectiveness of the drug exceeds 90%, and against severe cases of COVID-19 – 100%.