Russian Authorities Refused to Vaccinate Migrants
OREANDA-NEWS. It is not planned to vaccinate labor migrants in Russia, the operational headquarters for the fight against coronavirus said. «At the moment, vaccination of citizens of the Russian Federation is being carried out on the territory of Russia», the operational staff said.
So representatives of the headquarters answered a question from journalists about the possibility of obliging employers to vaccinate their migrant employees from COVID-19, Russian media «RIA Novosti» reports.
On January 26, the head of «Rospotrebnadzor», Anna Popova, said that foreigners living in Russia will not be vaccinated against coronavirus yet. According to her, the priority is given to Russian citizens. At the same time, as News.ru wrote, Lawyer Vladimir Goncharov said that no official document says, that foreigners will be denied an injection from COVID-19. For this reason, they may require vaccination.
In Russia, 103 cases of infection with the British version of the coronavirus and 10 — with the South African one were detected. This was reported by the head of «Rospotrebnadzor» Anna Popova. «This suggests that we are still in contact with other countries of the world, all these cases are imported», she explained in an interview with Russian media «Izvestia».