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Resolutions of October 4, 2021 No. 1668 and No. 1669

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Resolution of September 30, 2021 No. 1669

Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed the decrees necessary to create a national catalog of collectible strains of pathogenic microorganisms and viruses in our country.

The work is carried out within the framework of the federal law “On biological safety” adopted in December 2020. The catalog will become a single national database in which all information on bacteria and viruses causing acute diseases will be kept and constantly updated.

“Scientists will be able to use the collections in their research. Among other things, in the development of vaccines, “Mikhail Mishustin explained at a meeting of the Presidium of the Coordination Council under the Government to combat the spread of the new coronavirus infection.

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From the opening speech of Mikhail Mishustin at a meeting of the Presidium of the Coordinating Council under the Government to combat the spread of a new coronavirus infection in the Russian Federation

The creation and maintenance of the national catalog of pathogens will be carried out by the State Research Center for Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, subordinate to Rospotrebnadzor. Rospotrebnadzor itself is authorized to exercise control in this area.

The second document will be published.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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