“I do not expect an amazing effect.
These are very similar vaccines on the adenovirus platform.
Our Russian vaccine uses a human virus, AstroZeneca uses a chimpanzee virus, ”he said in an interview with Komsomolskaya Pravda radio.
Agranovsky believes that "such joint work simply means a desire to cooperate, this is good."
On July 26, it became known that the Russian Ministry of Health approved clinical trials of a combination of vaccines against the coronavirus AstraZeneca and Sputnik Light.
Earlier, the chief freelance specialist of the Ministry of Health of Russia for medical prevention of the Ural Federal District, Doctor of Medical Sciences Sergei Tokarev, in an interview with URA.RU, said that it is impossible to independently treat coronavirus with wormwood, since the compounds contained in it can be dangerous.