TASS, December 10. Vaccination of medical workers against coronavirus infection began in the regions of the Far East. According to the governments of the subjects, the first batches of doses of the vaccine have already been distributed to medical facilities, new receipts are expected in the coming month.
"A batch of 500 doses of the Gam-covid-vac vaccine against coronavirus infection was received in Primorye the day before, December 9. Today, the vaccine will be distributed to five medical institutions in Vladivostok, Nakhodka and Ussuriysk. Another 1,100 doses of vaccine for workers in certain professions are expected to arrive in the region. from a high-risk group, "the press service of the Ministry of Health of the Primorsky Territory said on Thursday.
The day before, a batch of 400 doses of vaccine arrived in the Khabarovsk Territory. According to the regional Ministry of Health, vaccinations will take place on Thursday, and the medical workers of the Sergeev Regional Clinical Hospital 1 will receive vaccinations. The first (trial) batch of coronavirus vaccine arrived in the region back in October, 42 people received it - these are the doctors of the infectious diseases hospital GKB 10, where patients with coronavirus are treated, as well as those working in the "red zone" and ambulance doctors.
Servicemen of the Eastern Military District also received the first vaccinations. According to the press service of the association, about 100 medical specialists and the command staff of the Air Defense Forces were the first to be vaccinated in the polyclinic of the military hospital. Vaccination was carried out with the domestic drug "Gam-covid-vac" ("Sputnik-V"). "Vaccinations will be carried out as planned, as soon as the drug is received," the press service said.
In the Magadan Region, the first batch of Sputnik V vaccine was delivered to the warehouses of the regional institution Magadanfarmatsiya. From here the vaccine is transferred in small batches to Polyclinic 1 for use. Doctors will be the first to receive it. "As soon as doctors are vaccinated, vaccination of people from other risk groups will begin - teachers, social workers, workers in transport, housing and communal services, catering, trade, law enforcement agencies, as well as chronic patients, people with cancer," the regional government said.