People who have had COVID-19 may not be vaccinated against coronavirus until the fall of 2021, said Alexander Gorelov, deputy director for research at the Central Research Institute of Epidemiology of Rospotrebnadzor.
On the air of the TV channel “Doctor” he noted that if after the transferred coronavirus the antibodies disappeared, this is not a cause for concern, since one should never focus on antibodies. Gorelov explained that T-cell memory will not allow the body to forget about the meeting with the coronavirus.
The expert also recommended that those who have suffered coronavirus be vaccinated with a live attenuated vaccine, which is the drug of the center. Chumakov.
Also, according to him, there are no clear contraindications for vaccination against coronavirus in patients with hepatitis C. Vaccination can be done in the remission stage of the disease.
Gorelov expressed the opinion that no more than three dozen cases of re-infection with coronavirus infection were recorded in the world.
In Russia, over the past day, 21,513 cases of coronavirus infection were detected. 580 COVID-19 patients have died.