MOSCOW, 6 Mar – RIA Novosti. Readers of the Japanese daily Mainichi Shimbun, in the comments under an article dedicated to the speech of the Russian Ambassador to Japan Mikhail Galuzin in one of the programs of a local TV channel, supported the idea of using the Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19 in the country.
So, according to the ambassador, Russia can not only export the drug, but also transfer technology and even organize a joint production of a vaccine. As noted, the Japanese government has confirmed the fact that Russia has applied with a proposal for a vaccine.
One of the users under the nickname tur noted that it is imperative to organize the approval process for the Russian and Chinese vaccines in Japan. “And yet we must not forget that in the 1960s the former Soviet Union saved Japan from the terrible polio epidemic, saving the lives of many thousands and even millions of our children “, – reminds the commentator iri.
Another user noticed the fact that in Europe “Sputnik V” is already undergoing accreditation and registration, and in some EU countries it is already being used. The spread of the coronavirus
“Japan needs to gradually move away from its idea that Western American is the best in the world!” – writes galla.
Another commentator under the nickname mit agrees with her: he compared vaccines with a cat, noting that its origin – American or Russian – does not matter, “as long as it catches mice well.”
According to pdz, the Russian Sputnik V vaccine has shown good results, while in Japan the situation with Western vaccines has failed. Noting the fact that the pandemic may last for a long time, and after COVID-19 another virus may come, the author of the commentary suggested obtaining the technology for the production of the Russian drug.
“Russia is still at the forefront of vaccine development. Not recognizing this and turning away from the Russian anti-vaccine vaccine means not recognizing the realities of our time,” writes ceg, stressing that Japan has turned into a backward country in terms of vaccine development.
Also, other commentators have supported the use of Sputnik V in Japan, as it concerns the lives of people.
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