President of the Russian Chess Federation Andrei Filatov was vaccinated with a domestic drug for coronavirus “Sputnik V”, reports TASS.
In an interview with the agency, the head of the RCF clarified that before vaccination he consulted with doctors and specialists.
“I gave myself a vaccine, I only got vaccinated today,” he said.
Recall that in August, Russia was the first in the world to register a vaccine against coronavirus. The drug created by the center. Gamaleya of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, was named “Sputnik V”.
According to VTsIOM, vaccination against coronavirus intend to do 38% of Russians.
This week the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation authorized the use of the Sputnik V vaccine for the vaccination of persons over 60 years of age.
The developers of the drug stated that the effectiveness of the vaccine for this category of citizens is more than 90%.