Ministry of Education and Science: vaccination of Russian students against coronavirus is voluntary

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Ministry of Education and Science: vaccination of Russian students against coronavirus is voluntary

Vaccination of students of Russian universities against coronavirus infection is voluntary. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Education and Science with reference to the head of the department Valery Falkov.

The report says that during the board meeting on the results of the ministry's activities over the past year, special attention was paid to the issues of vaccination against coronavirus infection. Falkova said that COVID-19 has not yet been defeated, pointing to an increase in the number of cases in many regions.

“Increasing the rate of vaccination is a joint task of universities, scientific organizations, and the ministry. It is necessary to organize opportunities for voluntary vaccination and ensure the safety of the educational process and student residence in dormitories, ”the statement said.

We will remind, on the eve in Moscow and the Moscow region obliged to vaccinate 60% of workers in the service sector. Later, the head of Rospotrebnadzor, Anna Popova, said that if the situation with the spread of coronavirus infection becomes more complicated, they will be forced to introduce compulsory vaccination in other Russian regions.

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