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Philippines launches Sputnik V

04.05.2021 117 просмотров

About 200 people have registered for the first dose of the Russian drug.


The use of the Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V began on Tuesday in the Philippines.

“We have begun the deployment of the Sputnik V vaccine in the city,” Mayor of Manila Isco Moreno<> said on his Facebook page. /b>. “So far, about 200 people have registered for the first dose of the vaccine.” “Once again, we thank the authorities of the country for supporting the city government in the midst of the epidemic. Now that the vaccine is here, we will continue to work together until the coronavirus is finally contained,” he added.

The priority group includes healthcare workers who are the first to receive vaccinations. Elderly people and people with concomitant diseases will also receive the vaccine if the doctors do not use it.

However, the Sputnik V vaccine was also sent to the cities of Paranac, Makati, Muntinlupa and Taguig, which are part of the Manila agglomeration. About 20 people who were included in the test group have received so far at the Sputnik V vaccination center in Tagigi. -pervuyu-partiyu-rossiyskoy-vaktsiny/"> On May 1, a trial, as the Philippine authorities called it, the Sputnik V party was delivered to the Philippines.

On January 30, 2020, the first case was detected in the Philippines coronavirus infection. To date, the total number of infected people in the republic has exceeded 1.06 million, more than 984.2 thousand people have recovered, 17.6 thousand patients have died. The authorities of the country, in addition to Sputnik V, approved the emergency use of drugs from the American company Pfizer (Pfizer), the British-Swedish company AstraZeneca (AstraZeneca), the Chinese Sinovac (Sinovac), the Indian Bharat Biotech (Bharat Biotek). ), as well as Janssen ("Janssen"), owned by the American corporation Johnson & Johnson ("Johnson & Johnson"). On March 1, vaccination of medical workers with the Chinese drug CoronaVac ("Koronavak") began in the country, 600 thousand doses of which were delivered to the republic on February 28.

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