Murashko told about routine vaccination in a pandemic

Russia continues to vaccinations in a pandemic coronavirus, said the Minister of health of the Russian Federation Mikhail Murashko at the Global summit on the development of vaccines against coronavirus.

The Minister stressed that the pandemic COVID-19 affected the implementation of existing vaccination programmes, and a number of developing countries already faced with rising cases of diseases preventable by vaccination.

The Minister recalled that Russia supports countries with difficulties in vaccination of the population, both financial and methodological point of view. In addition, Russia is developing cooperation with key international organizations on vaccination, he said.

"We are confident that under the lead of who, the work of GAVI (Global Alliance for vaccines and immunization - approx.ed.) will make a significant contribution to the achievement of sustainable development", he concluded.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 6.2 million cases of infection, almost 380 thousand people died.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.