The immunologist named the groups at risk of contracting COVID-19 after vaccination of Russians: Society: Russia: Lenta.ru
It is possible to become infected with COVID-19 even after vaccination, however, vaccination is capable of a person against the fatal complications of infection. Patients who fall into the risk group for the disease were listed to the Russians by the immunologist, candidate of medical sciences, public health expert Nikolai Kryuchkov, transfers “TVNZ”.
According to Kryuchkov, the likelihood of getting infected, given the current incidence and spread of the “delta” strain, is quite high. He named seven categories of patients who are at greater risk of contracting coronavirus after vaccination.
So, the specialist uses people with weakened immunity, as well as those who regularly take anti-inflammatory hormonal drugs, immunosuppressants. Who has serious chronic medical conditions. In addition, infection can threaten those who have passed a long period of primary vaccination against coronavirus, as well as those who received “weak” vaccines.
“Clinical studies of the effectiveness of Sputnik have been published for Russian drugs. At the same time, according to the results of studies from countries, we know that, say, mRNA vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna) and some adenoviral vaccines (AstraZeneca) provide stronger protection than vaccines based on the “killed” virus (Chinese Sinovac and Sinopharm ) “, – said Kryuchkov.
Earlier, Alexander Gorelov, deputy director for scientific work of the Central Research Institute of Epidemiology of Rospotrebnadzor, said that an increase in the incidence of coronavirus in Russia may occur due to citizens who have not been vaccinated. He admits that all people are “naive before the virus” and the encounter with the disease “ends with an infectious process of varying severity.”