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Uzbekistan expresses interest in Russian coronavirus vaccine for children

If the vaccine is successfully tested and registered, Uzbekistan may start using it, said Nurmat Otabekov, deputy head of the Sanitary-Epidemiological Welfare and Public Health Service.

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In his opinion, vaccination at an early age is important, since the formed immune response will affect the future health of a person.

Currently, adolescents aged 12 to 18 are being vaccinated against coronavirus in Uzbekistan on a voluntary basis.

Earlier, the director of the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology Alexander Gintsburg said that documents had been submitted to obtain permission to research a vaccine against coronavirus among children from six years old.

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