Bulavinova asked Danilyuk what, in his opinion, influences the decision of Ukrainians, who, seeing an increase in the number of COVID-19 patients in the country, do not want to be vaccinated against coronavirus.
“The level of education … Going on the air [видел, как] religious organization of the aggressor country near the Verkhovna Rada [России] brought people out [с призывами] about not being vaccinated. There is such a network of its pseudo-religious structure throughout the country, but where there is the least amount of vaccinations, they are most effective there. Including their leaders from there, “Danilyuk replied.
According to him, religious organizations have a particularly great influence on the level of immunization of people in rural areas.
“In cities with vaccinations it is better, but there is already being influenced by fake information in the media, which, again, in most cases are Russian-speaking resources. This also comes from the east, much more. And this also has an impact,” Danilyuk emphasized.
Edition “Commander-in-Chief” wrote in February 2021 that the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate has provoked a campaign in social networks against “forced vaccination”, which the Ukrainian authorities are allegedly preparing.
Last year, the governor of the Pochaev Lavra (UOC-MP) Vladimir spoke on behalf of the monastery with support for the statement of the Synod of the Orthodox Church of Moldova (part of the Russian Orthodox Church), which said that vaccination against COVID-19 could lead to mass chipping of people.
Oxford / AstraZeneca (Covishield, AstraZeneca-SKBio and AstraZeneca), Pfizer/BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinovac Biotech (CoronaVac) и Johnson & Johnson (Janssen). Also, vaccinations were given with the Moderna vaccine (Spikevax), the received batch has already been used.
In Ukraine, as of October 21, at least one dose of vaccine received 8.4 million peopleand 6.7 million received a second dose and completed immunization.
By data monitoring systems of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, the lowest level of vaccination against coronavirus in Chernivtsi (285.2 thousand vaccinations were made), Volyn (290.3 thousand), Kirovograd (313.2 thousand), Rivne (336.3 thousand .), Ternopil (336.8 thousand), Transcarpathian (346 thousand) regions.
According to Minister of Health Viktor Lyashko, about 98% of citizens hospitalized with coronavirus in Ukraine have not been vaccinated.