MOSCOW, February 5 - RIA Novosti. Most Russians are loyal to mass vaccination against coronavirus, while three quarters of those surveyed trust Russian drugs, a study by the Rambler Group Internet holding showed, the results of which are available to RIA Novosti.
The survey showed that since the start of mass vaccination, over 12% of respondents have already been vaccinated, and about 40% are ready to do it in the near future. At the same time, only 2% said that they definitely refuse the procedure and hope for their strength. "The rest have not yet made an unambiguous decision or said that they responsibly monitor the level of antibodies in the body and are ready to be vaccinated when it decreases. Among the survey participants, 27% have already had COVID-19," analysts say.
At the same time, three quarters of the respondents trust Russian drugs. "38% of respondents prefer Sputnik V, almost the same number - 37% - noted that they are waiting for the start of vaccination with other domestic analogues - EpiVacKorona and the development of the Chumakov Center", - is specified in the survey results.
The Sputnik V vaccine has been approved in Russia, Belarus, Argentina, Bolivia, Serbia, Algeria, Palestine, Venezuela, Paraguay, Turkmenistan, Hungary, the United Arab Emirates, Iran, the Republic of Guinea, Tunisia, Armenia, Mexico and Nicaragua. The vaccine registration process has been initiated by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
The scientific journal Lancet on Tuesday published the results of the third phase of clinical trials "Sputnik V", confirming its high efficiency and safety. During phase III clinical trials, Sputnik V demonstrated high rates of efficacy, immunogenicity and safety - the vaccine efficacy was 91.6%. The vaccine provides complete protection against severe cases of the new coronavirus infection.
The study was conducted from January 25 to February 3 on the Rambler portal. About 5 thousand users from all over Russia took part in the study. 60% of men and 40% of women answered the questions, and the most active were respondents from 25 to 44 years old (40%). The shares of answers of other age categories were distributed as follows: 12-24 years old - 11%, 45-54 years old - 18%, over 55 years old - 31%.
The latest data on the situation with COVID-19 in Russia and the world are presented on the stopcoronavirus.ru portal.