The head of Rospotrebnadzor, Anna Popova, in the film Naili Asker-zade on the Russia 1 TV channel, said that vaccination against coronavirus infection COVID-19 is not needed for those who already have antibodies.
“Today, before vaccination, as a rule, we conduct a study for the presence of antibodies, and if there are antibodies, then, of course, one should not be vaccinated,” TASS quotes her.
Also, the head of Rospotrebnadzor said that if antibodies did not develop after an illness, you need to consult a doctor.
“The doctor must determine, firstly, why they are not thereafter the illness, whether it was the same illness that we are talking about,” she said.
According to Popova, in this case, the doctor will decide for himself whether to be vaccinated.
Earlier, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, head of the specialized research department for the prevention and control of AIDS at the Research Institute of Epidemiology of the Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Welfare Vadim Pokrovsky, in an interview with the radio station “Moscow speaking” commented on HIV vaccine trials in Russia.
In his opinion, people with an increased risk of infection, including drug users and gays, should be vaccinated against HIV.