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Ordinary horror stories: Russians intimidated with stories of infertility due to COVID-19 vaccine

Side effects of the coronavirus vaccine, which are massively discussed on the Internet, ordinary horror stories. About it on air Patriot Media Group said the head of the research department of vaccine prevention and post-vaccination pathology Susanna Harit.

Ordinary horror stories: Russians intimidated with stories of infertility due to COVID-19 vaccine

The rate of vaccination against coronavirus in Russia on average has increased by more than 1,8 fold, the first component is grafted almost 27 million people, two - 18,5 million. About it 7 July, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova said. Chechnya has become the leader in terms of vaccination rates, Moscow, Moscow, Tula and Kemerovo regions.

Vaccine opponents hit sore spots

Meanwhile, anti-vaccines continue to invent fables about the Russian vaccine.. for example, more and more information about, that vaccination can provoke infertility in women. Susanna Harit, MD, claims, that such people try to develop an emotional rejection of vaccines in Russians.

“Most of all, people are psychologically affected by, what may threaten in the future, especially discourage childbirth. Horror stories about this are most often used in terms of vaccine prevention ", - says Harit.

The doctor remembers, that it was the same during the polio vaccination.

“It ended tragically, vaccinators killed in Pakistan, because the rumor was spread that, that polio vaccine leads to sterilization. Continuation of the family is the most painful topic for us, therefore emotional rejection arises ", - summed up Harit.

Ordinary horror stories: Russians intimidated with stories of infertility due to COVID-19 vaccine

Anti-vaccines help the virus

Doctor Ekaterina Solovieva in a conversation with the FBA "Economics Today" noted, that persons, refusing to vaccinate against coronavirus, help him evolve. Solovyova believes, that anti-vaccines risk not only their health, but also the deterioration of the epidemiological situation in general.

"It is sad to realize, but such people actually become incubators for new strains of a dangerous disease. Any viruses mutate, and you can influence this process, only by reducing the number of carriers ", - says Solovyova.

And while among us there are people without immunity to coronavirus, there is a potential risk of a new variant of COVID-19, experts believe.

Ordinary horror stories: Russians intimidated with stories of infertility due to COVID-19 vaccine

Children will also be vaccinated

Meanwhile, a study of the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine for adolescents aged from 12 to 17 years. The study participants will be vaccinated with the drug, which is already used to vaccinate people older 18 years, but at a lower dosage. The analysis will last a year, throughout this period, children will be under the constant supervision of doctors.

As noted by the head of the research department of vaccine prevention and post-vaccination pathology Susanna Harit, according to Russian law, vaccines against coronavirus begin to be applied to children in stages. The first group of subjects are adolescents aged 12-15 years. Later, the drug can be tested in young children..

“If experience shows, that not only teenagers are seriously ill, but young children also require vaccines, research will be carried out ", - summed up Harit.

Typically, vaccine trials can take up to ten years, however, amid the coronavirus pandemic, work is being done at an accelerated pace. Partial vaccination of children may start at the end 2021 of the year.

Olga Kremleva

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