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"Sputnik V" protects against the delta variant of SARS-CoV-2: results of an independent study

Researchers from the European University at St. Petersburg and the Medical Institute named after Berezin Sergey (MIBS) calculated the effectiveness of Russian vaccines against symptomatic coronavirus infection during an outbreak caused by the delta variant. "Sputnik V" protects against the delta variant. Тhe effectiveness of the vaccine was 58%. In reality, the efficacy is even higher, since this calculated figure is influenced by the number of people who recovered but were not included in the data.

83% of petersburgers have coronavirus antibodies

According to the results of the new stage of a serological survey, more than 80% of adults in St. Petersburg have antibodies to SARS-CoV-2. Repeat infections (confirmed by PCR tests) are relatively rare events-under 3%. In order for the active phase of the epidemic to end, as many citizens as possible must have immune protection.

The material based on the results of the preprint on the study of the effectiveness of vaccination is published in Science

The journal Science of the American Association for the Advancement of Science published an article about an independent study of the effectiveness of vaccination, which was conducted by scientists from the European University, the Medical Institute named after Sergey Berezin, the First honey in St. Petersburg and the Tarus Hospital.

Hey, are you vaccinated? Skoltech, EUSP and NES experts tackled questions on COVID-19 and vaccination

The July 1 webinar on COVID-19 vaccination “Hey, are you vaccinated?” featuring professors from Skoltech, the European University in Saint Petersburg and New Economic School attracted over a hundred pressing questions on SARS-CoV-2 and the vaccines against it.