State Duma deputy from United Russia Nikolai Pankov said that he had been vaccinated against coronavirus, and his colleague from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation Olga Alimova so far refrains from such a decision due to a chronic illness.
“I was vaccinated against the coronavirus. Everything went without complications. We must get vaccinated, and we must understand that Russia was one of the first to develop a number of vaccines. Vaccination has become available, it can be done even in shopping malls, "Pankov is quoted by the StopCoronavirus_Saratov Region Telegram channel.
The correspondent of the Svobodnye Novosti news agency contacted Olga Alimova to find out if she was planning to be vaccinated against a new infection.
“I am glad that Nikolai Vasilyevich is an absolutely healthy person, but, unfortunately, I am allergic and cannot experiment on my body. As soon as the vaccine shows its effectiveness, then maybe I will make decisions. Only, I'm afraid, then there will be no covid, but another disease. We have to say that we believe in our medicine and so on. But knowing how our pharmacology works, I have doubts that it is possible to vaccinate everyone, even those who have chronic diseases. I am careful, I have allergies,”said the MP.
Last October, State Duma Speaker Viacheslav Volodin
that the coronavirus was diagnosed in 91 deputies - a little less than a quarter of the entire parliament. Two Duma deputies - Vakha Agayev and
… Both were members of the Communist Party faction. On the day of his death Agayev
for eight bills.