Research into a childhood vaccine against COVID-19 will begin after approval of the drug for adolescents spoke about the possible timing of the study of the vaccine against COVID-19 for children 6-11 years old on the air of the TV channel “Russia 24”, RIA Novosti reports.
According to him, the package of documents for the study of a children's vaccine will be submitted after the approval of the drug for teenagers. As explained by Gunzburg, the vaccine for children will consist of “Sputnik V” diluted in a certain number of times.
After the studies of the teenage vaccine are approved, it will be able to go into civilian circulation. It will be used both with the full consent of the child and his parents, added the director of the Gamaleya center.
Earlier, Alexander Gintsburg called the condition for the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. The situation with coronavirus infection will stabilize if 70-75 percent of the population has the required amount of antibodies, he said.