Russian Ministry of Health

Herd immunity to COVID-19 may form in Russia by summer

Herd immunity to the coronavirus infection may form in Russia by July 2021, Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said. "According to delivery schedules and vaccination schedules we plan that the formation [of herd immunity] …

Sleeping on left side is not dangerous

It is safe to sleep on any side, the chief visiting cardiologist of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, general director of the Almazov National Medical Research Center, Evgeny Shlyakhto, said. According to the …

Russia is first to register COVID-19 vaccine worldwide

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin reported the registration in Russia of the first vaccine worldwide against the coronavirus infection. "As far as I know, this morning for the first time in the world a vaccine against …

Russia and U.S. discuss COVID-19 pandemic, vaccines

Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko and U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan have held a working meeting to discuss the novel coronavirus pandemic and efforts to develop a vaccine against the disease, the Russian Health Ministry’s …

Russia announces date of influenza vaccination

Vaccination of Russians against influenza may begin in August, the head of the Russian Ministry of Health, Mikhail Murashko, said. "The government has already issued regulatory documents that were necessary to conclude all …