OREANDA-NEWS. Vaccination against coronavirus of a new type started in all regions of the Russian Federation. This was announced on December 15 by the Minister of Health of Russia, Mikhail Murashko.

“The vaccine has been delivered to all regions of the Russian Federation, and vaccination has begun in all regions of the Russian Federation. Before delivery, we had trial logistics deliveries to work out the entire chain. […] All regions are ready to receive the drug and vaccination,” the politician said on the presidium of the federal government’s coordinating council on the fight against coronavirus.

According to Murashko, standard operating procedures have additionally been developed to ensure the quality of transportation and storage of the vaccine, as well as vaccination procedure.

Russian President Vladimir Putin previously set the task of organizing vaccinations throughout the country. As Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin added, vaccination should be voluntary and free. First of all, the vaccine should be received by teachers, doctors and social workers. According to Mishustin, the regions will receive 480 thousand doses of the vaccine in December 2020.