MOSCOW, April 8 – RIA Novosti. More than 20 thousand Russians have already been vaccinated with the EpiVacCorona coronavirus vaccine; by the end of the year, it is planned to vaccinate at least 5 million people with this drug, Rinat Maksyutov, Director General of the State Research Center for Virology and Biotechnology Vector of Rospotrebnadzor, said in an interview with RIA Novosti.
“Now a little more than 20 thousand Russians have been vaccinated, it is planned to reach at least five million people by the end of the year. “, – said Maksyutov.
EpiVacCorona is the second (after Sputnik V) vaccine registered in Russia for the prevention of coronavirus. It was developed by the State Scientific Center “Vector”.