Russian coronavirus vaccines effectively reduce the risks of severe forms of the disease, Vladimir Chulanov, chief non-resident expert on infectious diseases of the Russian Health Ministry, said on Monday.
"We have instruments which make it possible to reduce the risks of severe forms of the disease and unfavorable outcomes. Ten vaccines registered in Russia can effectively mitigate the risks of severe forms of the disease, including nasal vaccines, which, in combination with classical vaccines, help develop the right immunity architecture," he told an international forum on infections.
According to the latest update from the Russian health ministry, the list of registered coronavirus vaccines includes Gam-covid-vac, Gam-covid-vac-lio, EpiVacCorona, CoviVac, Sputnik Light. EpiVacCorona-N (Aurora-CoV), Gam-covid-vac-m, Convasel, Gam-covid-vac (nasal drops), and Salnavac.