Russia still eyeing herd immunity by September


Russia is aiming to เล่นสล็อต achieve herd immunity against Covid-19 by September, Health Minister Mikhail Murashko has said.

When asked on about the country's vaccine rollout, Murashko said it was progressing "as planned" and insisted that Russia's target for collective immunity will be met, the Interfax news agency reported.

This comes despite Russia's slow start to its vaccination campaign with official figures showing that by 6 May only 13.4 million people had received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, and 9.4 million had received both.

This is some way off the target of vaccinating 70% of the adult population by the end of the summer, initially given by President Vladimir Putin in March.

Russia's rollout has been affected by some public scepticism of vaccines as independent pollster Levada Centre suggested that in February only 30% of Russians were willing to receive the Sputnik V vaccine - the country's most widely used jab.