WHO Spokesman Vujnovich Gets Russian Vaccine against COVID-19
OREANDA-NEWS. The representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Russia, Melita Vujnovich, told RIA Novosti that she had taken one of the two approved Russian vaccines for COVID-19.
The WHO representative in Russia said: "Vaccinations, like any other medical intervention, are an individual decision of each person. In accordance with the national policy of vaccination against COVID-19 in the Russian Federation, the country in which I am at the moment, I took two nationally approved vaccines. " At the same time, Melita Vujnovich did not specify which of the two vaccines was in question. Vujnovich noted that after vaccination she feels well.
“As for the decisions of other people, it is up to each person and relates to confidential and private life,” added the WHO representative.
In total, at the moment, two vaccines against coronavirus have been registered in Russia. The first drug developed by the Gamaleya Research Center for Electrochemistry, Sputnik V, was registered by the Russian Ministry of Health in August 2020. Later, the second vaccine, EpiVacKorona, was registered, which is the development of the Vector Center of Rospotrebnadzor.
Melita Vujnovic also said on February 10 that the WHO, even against the background of a decrease in the incidence of coronavirus in Russia, retains the country's previous recommendations for the prevention of COVID-19, including wearing masks.