Russia will make 6 million COVID-19 vaccines monthly 2021
Russia will make 6 million COVID-19 vaccines monthly in 2021, astronauts will be vaccinated first. According to a report from Russian Satellite Network on the 8th, Russia has launched a COVID-19 vaccination plan. The Russian Ministry of Health, the Russian Aerospace Corporation, the Russian Federal Biomedical Agency and the Russian Direct Investment Fund announced that they will vaccinate Russian astronauts “Satellite-V”. In addition, Russian researchers predict that starting from January 2021, the country will produce at least 6 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine every month.
December 5 was the first day of mass vaccination against the COVID-19 in Moscow. There is a COVID-19 vaccination station in the 121 consultation-diagnostic polyclinic. This vaccination uses the first COVID-19 vaccine “Satellite-V” registered in Russia. Photo by China News Agency reporter Wang Xiujun
According to reports, the astronaut team of the Gagarin Astronaut Training Center and the staff interacting with them will be vaccinated with the “Satellite-V” vaccine. In addition, other employees of the Gagarin Astronaut Training Center and employees of key companies of the Russian Aerospace Corporation will also be vaccinated in the future.
Ginzburg, director of the Russian National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology, said that Russia is expected to produce at least 6 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine every month from January 2021. By November 2021, about 70% of Russians should be vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine “Satellite-V”.
Russian President Vladimir Putin requested that a large-scale COVID-19 vaccination start this week. The city of Moscow started mass vaccination on the 5th. The electronic vaccination application system for citizens of the Moscow city government was officially launched on the 4th, and the vaccination station was put into operation on the 5th. Within the first five hours of the opening of the electronic application system, 5,000 people signed up for vaccination, including teachers, doctors, and social workers.