The Ministry of Health has included vaccination against covid in the national vaccination calendar

Vaccination against coronavirus is included in the national calendar of preventive vaccinations, which was approved by the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation. The corresponding order was signed by the Minister of Health of the country Mikhail Murashko.

“To approve the national calendar of preventive vaccinations according to Appendix No. 1; the calendar of preventive vaccinations for epidemic indications according to Appendix No. 2,” reads the document published on the official Internet portal of legal information.

According to the order, the priority of the first level for mandatory vaccination against covid includes people aged 60 years and older, as well as medical, social services and education workers, people with chronic diseases, citizens living in cities with a population of one million people or more. The document explains that vaccination of children against covid aged 12-17 years is carried out voluntarily, upon written application of one of the parents.

Earlier, the head of the Gamalea Center, Alexander Ginzburg, said that inĀ In Russia, the coronavirus pandemic will end when 70-75% of the population is immune to infection. According to the academician, this can be achieved only if all Russians undergo a vaccination course within six months.



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