The Gamalea Center has received registration for the COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents Sputnik M
Gamalea National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology received registration for the COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents “Sputnik M”. The registration in Russia was announced by the deputy head of the center, Denis Logunov, reports TASS.
“Today we have received permission to use Sputnik in the children's population, the vaccine has received registration,” Logunov said.
Earlier, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova announced the registration of the vaccine. She noted that children will be vaccinated with the consent of their parents or the minor himself, if he is over 15 years old.
Director of the Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology Alexander Gunzburg reported on the results of a study of a COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents … Among the side effects, he said, there was only a slight increase in body temperature to 37.4 degrees the next day after vaccination.