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Russia and the United States exchanged thanks for the help in the fight against COVID-19

U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan thanked Moscow for providing medical equipment to combat COVID-19, the Minister of health of the Russian Federation Mikhail Murashko for ventilators, reported the press service of the Russian Ministry of health.

According to the report, at the meeting, in particular, discussed issues on the development and production in Russia and the US means the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases, including vaccines against coronavirus.

Also during the meeting, the us Ambassador expressed the Russian side's gratitude for the medical equipment provided in the early stages of the spread of coronavirus in the country.

"It was a serious step from the Russian side that the American people are very appreciative," Sullivan said, quoted by press service of the Ministry of health.

The Minister of health in reply, "thanked the American colleagues for the donated Russian Federation the party of ventilators that will be used in the Russian regions".

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