MOSCOW, February 10 - RIA Novosti. The Moscow authorities have not yet planned to use other vaccines against COVID-19, in addition to Sputnik V, said Alexei Bezymyanny, director of the Moscow GKU Directorate for the Coordination of the Activities of Medical Organizations of the Health Department, at the roundtable "COVID-19 vaccination is an effective barrier to pandemic challenges." organized by the Moscow City Duma.
"So far, as far as I know, there are no plans to vaccinate with other vaccines as part of the vaccination of the Moscow population by the Department of Health," Bezymyanny said, answering the question whether it is planned to inoculate Muscovites with the EpiVacCorona vaccine.
He also recalled that the Sputnik V vaccine, according to international organizations, is considered the most effective in comparison with other vaccines in the world.
In August 2020, the Ministry of Health of Russia registered the world's first vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19, developed by the Gamaleya Research Center for Electrochemistry. It was named "Sputnik V". Later, the development of the "Vector" center of Rospotrebnadzor - "EpiVacCorona" was registered.