We are talking about the production of CoronaVac.
CoronaVac is planned to be produced in Ukraine / photo REUTERS
The coronavirus vaccine is planned to be produced on the territory of Ukraine. The first line is going to be launched in 2022.
This was stated by Deputy Minister of Health Igor Kuzin in Telegram channel.
It is noted that we are talking about the Chinese drug CoronaVac. The start of its production is scheduled for February.
According to Kuzin, two scientific teams are already working on a Ukrainian vaccine – Academician Sibirny and the team of Professor Komisarenko.
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As UNIAN reported earlier, the vaccination campaign against COVID-19 in Ukraine started on February 24.
From December 14 in Ukraine, people with certain medical indications can receive an additional, third dose of the coronavirus vaccine.
In addition, from December 24, doctors and employees of residential homes can receive a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Since the beginning of the vaccination campaign in Ukraine, more than 13.3 million people have been fully immunized against COVID-19, received an additional dose – 1 thousand 811 people, revaccinal – 367.
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