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Vaccine research began on September 9th. According to the rules, information about whether the vaccine was given or a placebo is disclosed 180 days after vaccination.
By mid-July, the capital plans to disclose to 99 percent of the participants in the post-registration clinical trial of the Sputnik V vaccine who received the vaccine and who the placebo. Told about it Anastasia Rakova, Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Social Development.
“We are gradually completing the process of unblinding the participants in the post-marketing clinical trial of the Sputnik V vaccine. We plan to unbind 99 percent of the volunteers by mid-July. In August, the remaining participants will find out whether they received a vaccine or a placebo. Those who were vaccinated against coronavirus infection as part of the study are invited to come for a vaccination certificate. Those who have received a placebo at their request, we register for vaccination. If a person does not want to be vaccinated in the same center, we tell him about the methods of enrollment in other points, and also inform that he can be vaccinated without an appointment in the Healthy Moscow pavilions in city parks, some shopping centers and other public places. ” , – she noted.
Vaccination as part of a post-marketing clinical trial of the vaccine began in Moscow on 9 September. The data was opened to participants in April. According to the rules, this process should begin 180 days after receiving the first vaccine component. The result is communicated to the volunteers by telephone within two weeks.
Mass vaccination against COVID-19 continues in the capital. Anyone over 18 years of age can be vaccinated free of charge in one of 100 points based on city polyclinics. You can get vaccinated without an appointment in popular public places where mobile teams work, as well as in the Healthy Moscow pavilions. In addition, you can get vaccinated in private medical clinics. At the same time, the vaccine itself is free, you only need to pay for the services of the clinic for the injection.
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