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At the Caspian Flotilla (CFL), vaccination of civilian personnel and members of families of servicemen is nearing completion with the first component of the Russian-made Gam-COVID-Vac (Sputnik-V) vaccine. More than 1,000 people received both components of the vaccine.

Vaccination is carried out by two vaccination teams of medical specialists of the polyclinic of the Federal State Institution “412 VG of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation” in Kaspiysk.

Before the introduction of the vaccine, the specialists of the medical service inform the patients about the effect of the drug “Gam-COVID-Vak” (“Sputnik-V”) on the human body. Vaccination is carried out on a voluntary basis and after signing the consent for the introduction of the components of the drug. After the administration of the drug for half an hour, all persons are under the supervision of doctors.

The first batch of COVID-19 vaccine arrived at the flotilla in December 2020. Then, first of all, military and civilian doctors, who took part in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with coronavirus infection, military personnel on alert, command personnel and duty forces of formations and military units, received the vaccination.

In total, more than 260,000 people in the southern military district were vaccinated with the two components of Sputnik-V, of which more than 155,000 were military personnel and their family members, and over 40,000 were civilian personnel. Also, the vaccination of military personnel of the spring 2021 draft has been completed. In total, more than 13 thousand recruits were vaccinated.

In addition, the vaccination was given to students in military educational institutions, employees of organizations of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, in all garrisons of the district, revaccination of military personnel and employees of medical institutions of the Southern Military District was organized.

Vaccination is carried out on the basis of the branches of the district military clinical hospital of the Southern Military District and the medical units of the formations and military units of the district associations.

More than 40 vaccination posts have been deployed on the territory of the military district and over 60 vaccination teams have been formed, half of which are mobile.

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