Russian President Vladimir Putin said he had a second vaccination against coronavirus, RIA Novosti reports.
The head of state does not specify which of the 3 Russian vaccines he was vaccinated, so as not to create unnecessary excitement in the Russian and foreign markets.
He spoke about this at the presidium of the Russian Geographical Society.
“Right now, before entering this room, I also received the second vaccination. I hope that everything will be fine. Not even that I hope, I am sure of this,” Putin said.
The head of state also expressed the hope that the pandemic will soon recede, including thanks to vaccinations.
Earlier, the presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov said that Putin has no side effects after the first injection of the Russian vaccine against coronavirus infection.
On March 23, Russian President Vladimir Putin received the first coronavirus vaccine, the procedure took place without cameras. According to the press secretary of the head of state Dmitry Peskov, the Russian leader was vaccinated with one of three registered Russian vaccines, while the name of the drug was not specified in the Kremlin.
Subsequently, Putin said that, depending on the results of vaccination, he plans to expand the geography of his work trips. He also said that all three COVID-19 vaccines registered in Russia are “effective, reliable and safe.”