Russian President Vladimir Putin underwent revaccination with a nasal vaccine against COVID-19. The head of state spoke about this on November 24 at a meeting with the government.
According to the Russian leader, six months after vaccination, his protective titers dropped. Doctors recommended that he undergo revaccination.
“At first I did it in the form of an injection, and the next day, after talking with [замглавы центра им. Гамалеи по научной работе] Denis Yurievich [Логуновым]By the way, he himself, by the way, did the second part of this procedure for me, namely this nasal powder, ”Putin said.
As he specified, Logunov took powder into a syringe and asked for a deep breath on the count of three. After that, “pshiknul on one side, on the other.”
The president did not experience any sensations after the procedure. The next day in the morning, after an injection and a nasal vaccine, I went in for sports.
As noted by “Gazeta.Ru”, on November 21, the President during a meeting with the Deputy Director of the Center. Gamalei Denis Logunov announced his readiness to take part in the test of a nasal vaccine against coronavirus. Then he said that he had been revaccinated against the coronavirus with the Sputnik Light drug and volunteered for an experiment on the use of a nasal vaccine against coronavirus from the Gamaleya Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology.
An additional nasal vaccine vaccinated against COVID-19 will not carry the virus, said Alexander Gintsburg, director of the Gamaleya Research Center.
Russian authorities are urging residents to get vaccinated to protect their health and take care of their loved ones. Citizens are vaccinated for free. Five vaccines against coronavirus have been registered in the country: Sputnik V, which became the first vaccine against COVID-19 in the Russian Federation and the world, as well as Sputnik Light, EpiVacCorona, EpiVacCorona-N and KoviVak.
All relevant information on the situation with the coronavirus is available on the websites of stopcoronavirus.rf and accessvsem.rf, as well as by the hashtag #WeV Together. Coronavirus hotline: 8 (800) 2000-112.