Health Minister Spoke about New Symptoms of Coronavirus and Cases of Infection After Vaccination
OREANDA-NEWS. The coronavirus has developed a number of new symptoms, including sore throat-like and intestinal manifestations, Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said.
“Symptoms, yes, a number of new symptoms have appeared. But sometimes some intestinal manifestations are noted. More often, manifestations similar to angina are a number of others,” Murashko said in an interview with Naila Asker-zade on the Russia 24 channel.
He noted that now there is also a faster spread of the virus, that is, it has become more contagious.
The Russian Minister of Health said that cases of coronavirus infection are found in about 2.5% of those vaccinated, in 95% of cases hospitalization is not required.
"There are diseases, somewhere up to 2.5%, we see that yes, there are cases of infection. According to statistics, even those people who come across up to 2.5% and get sick, this is mostly a mild course. And at 95 % of such cases do not even require hospitalization, "Murashko said in an interview with Naila Asker-zade on the Russia 24 channel.
He clarified that 2.5% are cases of the disease that occurred after the first and after the second dose of the vaccine.
Vaccination against coronavirus is carried out in all regions of the Russian Federation. In August 2020, the Ministry of Health of Russia registered the world's first vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19, developed by the Gamaleya Research Center for Electrochemistry. It was named "Sputnik V". Also in Russia, vaccines against COVID-19 have been created - "EpiVacCorona" from the "Vector" center of Rospotrebnadzor and "KoviVak", developed by the Chumakov Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences. In early May, it became known about the registration of the fourth domestic vaccine "Sputnik Light".