Doctors are engaged in revaccination of the Russian military against coronavirus on the territory of the Syrian airbase Khmeimim. This was reported on Friday, July 30, in the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry.
“We are vaccinating all servicemen at the Khmeimim airbase. At the moment, there has not yet been a single medical withdrawal, ”said Dmitry Kutik, senior resident of the surgical department.
As part of the revaccination against coronavirus infection, medical workers use the drug “Sputnik V”. The re-introduction of the drug is passed by the category of the military, which was vaccinated more than six months ago.
Before the introduction of the vaccine, the military undergoes a medical examination, during which they check their temperature and pressure. Medical specialists also check for contraindications to the administration of the drug.
After the direct introduction of Sputnik V, the military personnel are under medical supervision for three days.
Earlier, on July 28, it became known that the young composition of the strategic missile forces from the Tver and Irkutsk regions is being vaccinated against coronavirus infection.
Earlier, on June 22, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced that more than 900 thousand people were vaccinated against coronavirus in the national army.
On May 11, Sergei Shoigu said that more than 800 thousand people were vaccinated against COVID-19 in the Russian Armed Forces. Thus, the vaccination plan has been completed, he said. According to his minister, immunization helps prevent an exacerbation of the epidemic situation in the troops.
Large-scale vaccination against COVID-19 has been taking place in Russia since January 18. The vaccination is given free of charge to everyone. At the moment, four drugs for coronavirus are registered in the country: Sputnik V, Sputnik Light, EpiVacCorona and KoviVak.
All relevant information on the situation with the coronavirus is available on the websites stopcoronavirus.rf and access to all.rf, as well as by the hashtag #WeVeTogether. Coronavirus hotline: 8 (800) 2000-112.