Russian President Vladimir Putin will be vaccinated against coronavirus. This was announced by the press secretary of the Russian president Dmitry Peskov, RIA-Novosti reports.
According to Peskov, the Russian President expected the completion of all formalities related to the Covid-19 vaccine.
"We have the right to expect that in the foreseeable future the president himself will tell about the decision. He, in fact, said that he will do it himself. He said that he would be vaccinated, that he made such a decision and he was waiting for the completion of all formalities," said Peskov.
Previously, Peskov said that Putin who turned 68 this October was not vaccinated against coronavirus, because there has not yet been a mass vaccination of the population in the Russian Federation, and the country's president could not be among the testers of the newly invented drug.
At the same time, Peskov noted that he himself is not going to get vaccinated, since he had previously been ill with coronavirus and already has immunity.
It also became known earlier that the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation allowed the use of the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine for persons over 60 years old.