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Kazakhstan will not force residents of the republic to vaccinate

19.07.2021 126 просмотров

Exceptions will be made in special cases related to the activities of large labor collectives.


The authorities of Kazakhstan will not force residents of the republic to vaccinate, except for special cases related to the activities of large labor collectives. This was stated on Monday by the President of KazakhstanKassym-Jomart Tokayev during a meeting on the epidemic situation in the country.

“In working with people who do not want to be vaccinated, a differentiated approach should be applied. This group is far from homogeneous. The reasons for not getting vaccinated are varied. Among such people there are many who hesitate,” he said.

According to the President, it is necessary to convince them by all means, including through social networks. “In some developed Western countries, they are moving from methods of persuasion to coercive measures. We will not agree to this, except in special cases related to the activities of large labor collectives,” the head of state noted.

The President also spoke about the importance of expanding the line of vaccines from leading manufacturers in this area. “The issue of the supply and production of the new Russian vaccine Sputnik Light at domestic pharmaceutical sites should be worked out,” said Kassym-JomartTokayev.

In Kazakhstan, on February 1, vaccination of the population against coronavirus was started by Sputnik V» produced in Russia. At the end of February, the shipment of the Russian vaccine produced on the basis of the Karaganda pharmaceutical complex to the regions of the country began. -mestnym-preparatom-qazvac/">From April 26, vaccination with a local drug against coronavirus QazVac began in the republic. At the end of April, the National Welfare Fund Samruk-Kazyna purchased 1 million doses of the Hayat-Vax vaccine from the Chinese company Sinopharm. In addition, in early June, the Republic received the first batch of CoronaVac vaccine produced by the Chinese company Sinovac Biotech in the amount of 500,000 doses. On July 15, the Russian Direct Investment Fund announced that the Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan has registered a one-component vaccine against coronavirus Sputnik light.

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