He noted that the Ministry of Health made a decision to register the third Russian vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus "KoviVac".

"In the course of clinical studies on volunteers, the vaccine has shown safety and effectiveness," RIA Novosti quotes him.

Murashko added that large-scale vaccine research will continue at the post-registration stage.

According to the minister, the vaccine was created using classical technology, it contains an inactivated virus.

Earlier, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said that a vaccine against the coronavirus "KoviVac" produced by the Chumakov Federal Research and Development Center for Immunobiological Preparations of the Russian Academy of Sciences has been registered in Russia.