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A large batch of vaccine against the new coronavirus infection in the amount of 18 thousand doses has arrived at military hospitals and clinics of the Southern Military District (YuVO).

In total, more than 23 thousand servicemen were vaccinated against COVID-19 in the Southern Military District. Until the end of April, it is planned to vaccinate over 225 thousand military personnel of the Southern Military District, as well as civilian personnel and their families.

More than half of the crews of the ships of the Black Sea Fleet and the Caspian Flotilla, combat crews of air defense complexes, pilots performing tasks as part of duty pairs and units of operational-tactical aviation, as well as military police units have already been vaccinated.

Before the introduction of the drug, the specialists of the medical service conduct information about the effect of the drug “Gam-COVID-Vac” (“Sputnik V”) on the human body. Vaccination is carried out voluntarily and on the basis of the written consent of the military personnel. Before vaccination, an in-depth medical examination with thermometry and testing for antibodies is carried out.

In total, it is planned to vaccinate at least 70 percent of the personnel of the Southern Military District against coronavirus infection.

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