Ministry of Education and Science: more than 90% of university teachers are vaccinated against coronavirus

Plot Russia has registered a coronavirus vaccine

About 50% of students and more than 90% of Russian university teachers have been vaccinated against coronavirus infection, Deputy Head of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation Dmitry Afanasyev told TASS.

“Now it is approaching 50%,” the official said about the number of vaccinated students over the age of 18.

The Deputy Minister noted that depending on the region and the university, the situation is different, but the level of vaccination is gradually increasing. In November last year, the vaccination rate among students reached 32%, teachers – 75%.

Afanasyev also said that in the event of an aggravation of the situation with the coronavirus, the ministry will prepare new recommendations on the organization of the educational process in February.

Earlier today it became known that next week the vaccine “Sputnik M”, intended for adolescents from 12 to 17 years old, may enter civil circulation.


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