“This is so important that it cannot even be discussed. Suffice it to say that the whole world is waiting for the vaccine. And in our country, moreover, in our center, where I have the honor to work for 65 years without interruption, this vaccine was made the first, ”Zuev said.

Earlier, Deputy Minister of Health of Russia Oleg Gridnev said that registration of the vaccine developed in the Gamaleya Center could take place on August 12.

According to him, healthcare workers and elderly people will be vaccinated with the first appropriate vaccine.