The document states that the omicron strain was first discovered in South Africa and Botswana in November 2021. This variant of the virus, according to the Ministry of Health, “has the highest contagiousness” among all strains of the virus. “Omicron” and “delta” have become the most widespread, experts say.
The list of COVID-19 vaccines that are recommended for use includes a drug for children aged 12-17 years “Sputnik M”. Also on the list are the vaccines “Sputnik V” and its one-component version “Sputnik Lite”, “EpiVacCorona” and “EpiVacCorona-N”, “KoviVak”.
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