MOSCOW, April 8 – RIA Novosti . Vaccination against coronavirus is primarily aimed at reducing severe cases of the course of the disease, said doctor and TV presenter Alexander Myasnikov on the YouTube program “Full Contact.” because none of the vaccinated became seriously ill and died, “explained Myasnikov.
He noted that 90% of the coronavirus is a common acute respiratory disease, but the other 10% are cases of “covid pneumonia”, which vaccination should prevent.
The doctor also stressed that only vaccination can protect against infection with new strains of coronavirus. “If you have been ill with one strain of the virus, then antibodies will not protect you from another. But the vaccine will protect, since it covers the entire protein spike,” the doctor added.
Myasnikov concluded that outbreaks of COVID-19 incidence will constantly occur in Russia, the next of which, in his opinion, will occur in late spring and autumn.