MOSCOW, March 8. / TASS /. Anastasia Rakova, Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Social Development, said that the number of antibodies to coronavirus decreased in her blood until it disappeared within six months after vaccination, but at the same time T-cell immunity was formed.
"As of today, I no longer have antibodies [to coronavirus], but I have T-cell immunity. Personally, I have - each in different ways - [the antibodies disappeared within] about six months," she said in an interview to journalist Anton Krasovsky on the "Antonyms" Youtube channel.
Rakova added that the titer of antibodies neutralizing the virus after vaccination reached a level of 1: 3200.
When asked by a journalist why the authorities are inclined not to publicly declare the fact of their vaccination, Rakova replied that this is a choice and a personal right of every person. “Someone does it publicly, someone doesn’t do it publicly. [Russian Defense Minister Sergei] Shoigu did the vaccination in public. Some others did it non-publicly,” she explained.
The vice-mayor also said that she was vaccinated with Sputnik V, developed by the National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology. N.F. Gamalei.
Earlier, Rakova said that more than 700 thousand Muscovites were vaccinated against coronavirus.