Seniors are on the priority list for vaccination against covid-19

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Seniors are on the priority list for vaccination against covid-19
Seniors are on the priority list for vaccination against covid-19
10 February, 10:05Society
The Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation has changed the national vaccination calendar, adding priority groups for vaccination against COVID-19. Now Russians over 60 years old, citizens living in cities with a population of over a million are considered a first-tier priority.

In addition to them, the first priority group includes health workers, employees of educational and social institutions, MPSC (Multifunctional Public Services Center), those who live in social service organizations, as well as citizens suffering from chronic diseases.

The second priority level is assigned to employees of transport and energy organizations, law enforcement officers, border guards, volunteers and volunteers, the military, service workers, as well as to citizens working on a rotational basis.

The priority of the third level includes civil servants, university students and conscripts.

It's worth reminding that at the beginning of the month, the Ministry of Health changed the list of drugs used in the treatment of coronavirus infection. It includes five drugs: "Favipiravir", "Remdesivir", "Hydroxychloroquine", recombinant "IFN α", "Umifenovir".

In the meantime, an acticoid vaccine, the second Russian development in this area, "EpiVacCorona", has already been tested on senior citizens. Elderly volunteers tolerated the EpiVacCorona vaccine developed in this center easily, they did not have strong adverse reactions.

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