Former chief sanitary doctor of Russia, first deputy chairman of the State Duma Committee on Education and Science Gennady Onishchenko said that he had been vaccinated against coronavirus with a vaccine developed by the Federal Scientific Center for Research and Development of Immunobiological Preparations named after V. M.P. Chumakova.
Onishchenko told TASS that the vaccination was successful, noting that the drug from the center. Chumakov was created on the basis of a real coronavirus.
The former chief sanitary doctor recalled that this drug has not yet been registered.
In addition, Onishchenko recommended that all citizens be vaccinated against COVID-19, especially those from risk groups by profession and for medical reasons.
The documents for registration of the third Russian vaccine against coronavirus, which was created by the Chumakov Center, arrived at the Russian Ministry of Health on January 20.
According to Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova, the registration of the vaccine from the center. Chumakov is expected in mid-February.
At the moment in Russia two domestic drugs are used for vaccination: Sputnik V and EpiVacCorona.
Earlier, experts told how the vaccines created in the Russian Federation differ from each other.