“We must make it,” he said in an interview with TASS in response to the question whether the required level will be reached by the end of this year.

Gunzburg stressed that the formation of herd immunity is currently "going well."

In his opinion, vaccines are now in abundance in all regions of Russia.

“The whole problem is that people are more active and get vaccinated,” summed up Gunzburg.

Earlier, in an interview with Nevsky Novosti, epidemiologist Eduard Shunkov assessed the likelihood of a fourth wave of coronavirus.