The virologist advised those who had been ill with COVID-19 to be vaccinated with “Sputnik Light”

Virologist Chepurnov: for those who have had COVID-19, the Sputnik Light vaccination will be enough for protection Center for Fundamental and Translational Medicine, Alexander Chepurnov advised, in a conversation with, to vaccinate those who have already had COVID-19 with the Sputnik Light vaccine.

“I would advise you to check antibodies, if any, then Sputnik Light will be enough immunologically, because studies have shown that a single vaccination of those who have been ill has a very high protective effect, and then there is no need to be vaccinated twice – you already have preliminary immunity activated, ”said the virologist, noting that if a person has not been ill with COVID- 19, then it is better for him to be vaccinated with a two-component vaccine.

Earlier, the therapist, immunologist Irina Yartseva named the main contraindications for vaccination against COVID-19.