Will Putin Get Vaccinated for COVID? The Russian President Releases the Statement That Many People Were Waiting For

Will Putin Get Vaccinated for COVID? The Russian President Releases the Statement That Many People Were Waiting For

Russian President Vladimir Putin is known as an unabashed and reserved person, and he now brings interesting claims regarding COVID vaccinations. There’s a lot of criticism going around in the world when it comes to coronavirus vaccines, and nobody can neglect that.

Bloomberg.com reveals that Putin is decided to make the huge step of getting vaccinated for COVID on Tuesday, although there’s no info about what inoculation will the Russian President choose. However, we can expect that Vladimir Putin will be vaccinated with the Sputnik V jab.

Russian vaccines are trustworthy

Putin declared during a televised video-conference with officials and executives on speeding up inoculation production:

Today we can say with confidence, and experience indisputably confirms this, that Russian vaccines are absolutely reliable and safe.

Putin added:

Moreover, no other similar foreign medications demonstrate such a high degree of protection.

The Sputnik V vaccine is used for a nationwide rollout in Russia, and Putin emphasized that COVID vaccination isn’t mandatory. He declared, as cited by The Telegraph:

Vaccination, of course, is a voluntary decision for every person. It is every person’s personal decision,

By the way, I plan to do this tomorrow.

According to data provided by worldometers.info, Russia has reported a total of over 4.4 million infections and about 95,000 deaths caused by the ongoing pandemic. Fortunately, over 4 million COVID patients were recovered, meaning about 98% of the closed cases. Otherwise, Russia remains the most affected European country by the coronavirus., and the fourth most affected country in the world (after the USA, Brazil, and India).

According to the same worldometers.info, the most affected European countries after Russia are the UK (4.3 million infections and 126,000 deaths), France (almost 4.3 million infections and over 92,000 deaths), Spain, Italy, and so on.

According to Bloomberg.com, more than 449 million vaccine shots for COVID-19 were given across the world. One hundred twenty-seven million vaccine doses were administered only in the US, meaning that more than a third of the country’s population received at least the first dose.

Cristian Antonescu

Even since he was a child, Cristian was staring curiously at the stars, wondering about the Universe and our place in it. Today he's seeing his dream come true by writing about the latest news in astronomy. Cristian is also glad to be covering health and other science topics, having significant experience in writing about such fields.

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