14:53 / 09.12.2021
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.