Russia allowed simultaneous introduction of Sputnik V and influenza vaccine

Sputnik V appears to be compatible with flu drugs

Studies have not shown a decrease in the immunogenicity of drugs when they are used together, according to the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation.

The Russian Ministry of Health approved the simultaneous introduction of the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine for influenza drugs. This was stated by the assistant to the head of the department Alexei Kuznetsov, reports Interfax Friday, October 22nd.

According to him, studies have not shown a decrease in the immunogenicity of drugs when they are used together. In this case, vaccines must be injected into different parts of the body, for example, in the left and right shoulder.

“The ability to simultaneously vaccinate against covid and influenza makes vaccination more convenient for citizens and should become an additional incentive to take part in it,” Kuznetsov said.

As you know, this week in Russia has repeatedly recorded a record number of new cases of COVID-19, as well as record mortality among patients… The number of victims is consistently above 1000 per day.

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