Earlier it became known that on August 17 Russian scientists will submit research materials of the coronavirus vaccine for publication in one of the international scientific journals. There are also American publications among the applicants. It is noted that the journals themselves initiated the publication.
Besides, representatives of the Scientific Center of Gamaleya, where the drug was developed, said that mass vaccination of the population of Russia could begin at the end of this year or at the beginning of the next.
President of Russia Vladimir Putin said on the registration of the world’s first vaccine against coronavirus on August 11. The first vaccinations will be given to people at risk, as well as doctors and teachers. The vaccine was named Sputnik V. The first batches of the drug will be released in the next two weeks.