Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that he was vaccinated with a booster dose from COVID-19. Putin said this at a meeting with Denis Logunov, deputy director of the Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology.
“Today, on your recommendation, on the recommendation of your colleagues, I made myself another vaccine - Sputnik Light. This is called revaccination," Putin said.
The President of Russia said that after the third dose of the vaccine he feels fine.
“I don’t feel anything, normal condition, everything is normal,” he stressed.
Putin also said he was ready to take part in a test of the nasal form of the coronavirus vaccine.
"Can I take part in this experiment?" - Asked the president, after listening to Logunov's story about the trials of this form of vaccine.
"Of course," - answered the deputy head of the Center. Gamalei, specifying that you need to sign a consent. “I will sign. Deal. I will definitely sign it, we can do it today,” - Putin said.
On March 23, his press secretary Dmitry Peskov spoke about the first vaccination against the coronavirus of the President of Russia. Neither he nor the president began to specify which vaccine was used.
In addition, the Russian president decided not to make the vaccination process public. According to Peskov, "he doesn't like it." A few days later, Putin said that he had no side effects.