Bloomberg: Six months ago, no one believed in the Russian vaccine, but today it has become a favorite


Russian leader Vladimir Putin may begin to reap political и economic dividends, since Moscow has achieved its most significant scientific achievement since the collapse of the USSR. Six months ago, no one believed in the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19, but today it is a favorite in the world and states are lining up for it, writes Bloomberg.


The publication in the authoritative medical journal "The Lancet" instantly reduced the number of skeptics on the planet. In terms of effectiveness (91,6%), the vaccine was at the level of Western developments and much better than its Chinese counterpart. 20 countries have already approved the use of Sputnik V, including Hungary from the European Union. Brazil and India with gigantic populations are already on the brink of such a move. At the same time, Moscow is awaiting approval of the vaccine in the EU as a whole.

During the year, a dangerous infection killed more than 2,3 million people and the race to get the vaccine has acquired geopolitical significance. Most governments around the world are struggling to recover from the enormous economic and social damage caused by anti-epidemiological measures. This gives Russia an important advantage as one of the few countries where scientists have developed effective protection against a fatal disease.

It is too early to assess the political benefits that Putin could gain, but Moscow is already making widespread use of soft power. The vaccine has allowed Russia to begin cleaning up its image, tarnished after years of accusations of widespread and widespread interference. The Russian media broadly cover the deliveries of Sputnik-V to other countries.

But the vaccine's real success will not change the hostility towards Putin that prevails in Western political circles. But the vaccine could help increase Russia's geopolitical influence in regions such as Latin America, Asia and Africa.

The Russian authorities said they expect to provide Sputnik V with 700 million people in 2021. This will incredibly raise the authority of Russia, because Moscow has a product that is in demand all over the world. Moreover, this demand is so huge that it significantly exceeds the industrial capacity in Russia, the media summed up.
  • Used photographs: Press Service of the Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology. N.F. Gamalei
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  1. Mykola Onishchenko (Mykola Onishchenko) 18 February 2021 18: 55
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    Where did she “become a favorite?” Can compare how many were vaccinated by Pfizer and Modern, and how many Sputnik? In addition, if you believe the official statements, the efficiency of Sputnik is 91%, and that of Pfizer is 95%. So it’s never a favorite. And I wonder what these “20 countries” are “on the move” all the time, but they will not take this step.
    1. Just a cat Online Just a cat
      Just a cat (Bayun) 18 February 2021 19: 12
      +7
      Do the Sumerians have anything to compare with? What year was the ruin queued for free vaccinations? for 2024? Put yourself some gasoline in your vein laughing
    2. boriz Offline boriz
      boriz (boriz) 18 February 2021 19: 38
      +3
      Bloomberg forgot to consult Mykola! That's the trouble!
    3. Fourth Horseman Offline Fourth Horseman
      Fourth Horseman (Fourth Horseman) 18 February 2021 20: 08
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      Mykola, kind of hearty, I congratulate you on the anniversary of the Debaltsevo boiler!
      Herring to cottage cheese!
  2. Alexzn Offline Alexzn
    Alexzn (Alexander) 18 February 2021 19: 41
    -6
    Six months ago, no one believed in the Russian vaccine

    False statement. There were many people who were confident that the Russian vaccine would most likely be included in the first 3-5. Yes, propaganda fell on her, but serious people and especially "people in the subject" perfectly understood the level of Russian virology and immunology.

    and today she became a favorite

    And again a false statement. What is a favorite? Today, the satellite is, at best, at the end of the top ten in terms of vaccinations sold. 700 thousand in 2021 is nothing more than a dream without Western giants.
    Being a good vaccine and being a favorite are two big differences. Only yesterday Russia finally filed an application for registration in the EU, and the rest of the countries did not go further than meager parties. And what about the statement - deliveries to third countries will begin after the completion of mass vaccination in Russia. Judging by the pace, it will continue for another 5 years. Yes, and uncomfortable questions remained - how many Russians got the vaccine? How much vaccine has been produced and what is the production capacity?
    So far, apart from an enthusiastic advertising campaign and bright prospects, we have very modest results at the exit.
    1. Dear sofa expert. 18 February 2021 20: 09
      +4
      700 thousand in 2021 is nothing more than a dream without Western giants.

      Well, first of all, not thousands, but millions.
      Second, it's real. Nobody claims that they will produce only in Russia.
      1. Alexzn Offline Alexzn
        Alexzn (Alexander) 18 February 2021 20: 21
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        Clearly 700 million (typo)
        It is clear that we are talking about production in third countries, but I still do not believe in the reality of such values. We already have a large-scale vaccination in Russia. On a modest scale.
        1. Dear sofa expert. 18 February 2021 21: 02
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          I still don’t believe in the reality of such values. We already have a large-scale vaccination in Russia. On a modest scale.

          Now Russia is negotiating the release of Sputnik V with several enterprises in different states at once. Everything is more than real. Moreover, these states are very interested in the production of the Russian vaccine.
          The scale of vaccination in Russia could, of course, be larger, but what we see does not correspond to real statistics. She's actually better.
          I do not know what this is connected with, but statistical data on Russia (and China, by the way, too) are introduced not gradually, but in large leaps.
          Until recently, the world statistics showed some conditional figure of those vaccinated in Russia - 1 million.Then the figure jumped sharply to 3,9 million (China has the same picture - from scratch, immediately to 40 million, which made them immediately from the “last ", On the 2nd place !.). Let's wait a couple more days, and the Russian figure will be updated abruptly again.
          1. Alexzn Offline Alexzn
            Alexzn (Alexander) 18 February 2021 21: 49
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            You are just like the Chinese ... during the Great Leap Forward winked How they jumped ... to 3,9 million ... The United States and China make 1,5 million a day. With your races, you need at least 2-3 years.
            1. Dear sofa expert. 18 February 2021 21: 58
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              You are just like the Chinese ... during the Great Leap Forward, winked How they jumped ... up to 3,9 million ... The States and China make 1,5 million a day. With your races, you need at least 2-3 years.

              Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.)
              Let's summarize a little later. Until recently, you argued that Europeans will be vaccinated by March without exception. So what?
              Stayed, for now, and as they say, what they were hanging out on. Bayontech / pfizer is not enough, the Americans themselves need Modernity, Astra Tseneka is crumpled (thin). Nobody wants to be vaccinated with this junk.
              Now, now all the hope is on Sputnik.
              1. Alexzn Offline Alexzn
                Alexzn (Alexander) 18 February 2021 22: 22
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                I have never stated this. About Israel - yes. Only the British will reach a serious level by April. Europe was about the end of this year - I remember very well.
                About your "not enough" is a tendentious assessment of the vaccination process in the West. There is enough in Russia, but there is not enough, and everyone dreams of Sputnik .. Then we see that the Russians do not want to be vaccinated with the best, and the Europeans do not have enough liquid finished. For some reason, much more Europeans have taken root, at times!
                1. Dear sofa expert. 18 February 2021 22: 32
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                  There is enough in Russia

                  There is enough for everyone in Russia.

                  Then we see that Russians do not want to be vaccinated with the best

                  They just don't want to be vaccinated.

                  This is everyone's personal business, after all.
                  1. Alexzn Offline Alexzn
                    Alexzn (Alexander) 18 February 2021 23: 25
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                    They just don't want to be vaccinated.
                    This is everyone's personal business, after all.

                    When they explained the reason for the hasty, incorrect registration of Sputnik, they wrote that the homeland is in danger and you have to choose between the need to register ahead of time or check for a long time ... Homeland is no longer in danger? Aren't you confused by the surre situation? We will provide the world with the most saving vaccine, but ourselves ...
                    The situation around Sputnik now resembles a production in a bad theater and, I'm afraid, may turn into a farce.
                    1. Dear sofa expert. 18 February 2021 23: 53
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                      Aren't you confused by the surre situation?

                      No, it doesn't bother. By some kind of "mysterious accident", the situation with the coronavirus in Russia was initially more favorable than in developed countries, with vaunted (see hyped?) Medicine.
                      Are you hitting your chest with American successes?)

                      So what if the Americans have supplied over 56 million vaccines to their residents?
                      Yes, Russia is only 4 million, but ..
                      There are 4 million sick people in Russia, against 27 million Americans!
                      And 80 thousand dead, against 490 thousand in the United States!
                      And in "rich and advanced" (in words?) Europe - things are not much better than the American ones.

                      So maybe everything is much simpler?
                      Maybe they just really need these vaccines?

                      And the Russians .. they see it all too. These statistics.
                      And why the hell, tell me, a Russian, to strive to make some kind of vaccine, if we are so tenacious to the point of insanity? Well, or is it just medicine, in fact, not so bad, as if everyone in the West would like to see it?)
                      Or does the state work as it is supposed to work? Or are people, in themselves, more conscious? Or just smarter?
                      The answer, in fact, lies on the surface, my former countryman in the USSR.
                      Tell me honestly, would your Israel have achieved such results (not only in the coronavirus ... but in general) if 50% of your population had not come from the Soviet Union? What would your "Arabs" have achieved without you? Would you still walk in the desert for 40 years?)
                      1. Alexzn Offline Alexzn
                        Alexzn (Alexander) 19 February 2021 00: 10
                        +1
                        And the Russians .. they see it all too. These statistics.

                        What statistics? There are legends about the authenticity of Russia. You can't even give statistics on vaccine production and the number of vaccinated.
                        I gave the USA not at all as a successful country, but on the contrary. With such data, the states are in the ass, and Russia is without data ... on a dashing horse.
                        With the number of immigrants from the USSR, you got excited, even with those who practically grew up here about 10-15%, I am proud of my community, but you should not exaggerate its importance.
                      2. Dear sofa expert. 19 February 2021 00: 20
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                        What statistics? There are legends about the authenticity of Russia.

                        There is a worldwide .. today this information is available to everyone. The Internet...

                        You can't even give statistics on vaccine production and the number of vaccinated.

                        The Chinese don't talk a lot either.
                        Everyone has their own principles.

                        and Russia without data ... on a dashing horse.

                        Let's just say: without data available to you ...
                        And on a dashing horse. Are you jealous?)
                        Not worth it. Such is the selyavi)

                        With the number of immigrants from the USSR, you got excited, even with those who practically grew up here about 10-15%,

                        Do you think?)

                        At the moment, more than 20% of the population in Israel is fluent in Russian (according to 2016-2019 estimates

                        wiki.

                        Add to them at least the same number of "not perfect" persons of the second and third generation, who can also be indirectly called "natives".)
                        So ...
                      3. Alexzn Offline Alexzn
                        Alexzn (Alexander) 19 February 2021 00: 34
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                        Quote: Dear sofa expert.
                        Add to them at least the same number of "not perfect" persons of the second and third generation, who can also be indirectly called "natives".)
                        So ...

                        It doesn't work that way. Of the proposed 20% of those who speak Russian, at least a third were educated in Israel. A significant part of them are also Poles who speak quite well. The second and third generations are sabras and most often they do not associate themselves with the Russian community in any way.
                      4. Dear sofa expert. 19 February 2021 00: 47
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                        It doesn't work that way. Of the proposed 20% of those who speak Russian, at least a third were educated in Israel.

                        It really DOESN'T work (as you mentioned)!

                        The main education that a person receives, and which determines his core, vector, his potential, which then accompanies him throughout his life, this education is given to him, first of all, by his family.
                        And the Jewish family is generally a separate (in the good sense of the word) story. I think you understand what I mean.

                        A significant part of them are also Poles who speak quite well. The second and third generations are sabras and most often they do not associate themselves with the Russian community in any way.

                        They are all mental heirs of the "dominance" (in a good way) of Slavic culture.
                2. Cyril Offline Cyril
                  Cyril (Kirill) 19 February 2021 05: 27
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                  By some "mysterious coincidence", the situation with the coronavirus in Russia was initially more favorable than in developed countries, with vaunted (see hyped?) Medicine.

                  Maybe just because the statistics in Russia do not really correspond to reality?
                3. Dear sofa expert. 19 February 2021 09: 22
                  +1
                  Maybe just because the statistics in Russia do not really correspond to reality?

                  Doesn't match western well?
                  Yes, may be.
                  I think the Russian one is more honest.
                4. Cyril Offline Cyril
                  Cyril (Kirill) 19 February 2021 10: 17
                  -1
                  Doesn't match western well?
                  Yes, may be.
                  I think the Russian one is more honest.

                  Blessed are the believers, for they exist ... well, you even know yourself.
  3. Dear sofa expert. 18 February 2021 22: 12
    +2
    With your races, you need at least 2-3 years.

    And by the way .. here in Israel, 80% of the population have already been vaccinated with bayontech / pfizer .. left unvaccinated, apparently only children. (But they still have good immunity)

    Can you tell me why the number of new infected have climbed up there again?
    A couple of days ago, up to 3000 people. per day dropped, and since yesterday, again over 4000 passed .. and is growing .. though slowly, but up again. What happened to the promised "herd immunity"?
    Maybe the vaccine is still not as effective as you would like?
    1. Alexzn Offline Alexzn
      Alexzn (Alexander) 18 February 2021 23: 06
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      Vaccinated about 40% + 10% of survivors.
      We dropped from 8-10 thousand in January to 3-4 today, the mortality rate dropped to 20 per day.
      According to my health insurance fund (600 thousand vaccinated), among those fully vaccinated with 20 days of lag, an order of magnitude less infected, a little less than an order of magnitude died, and we are talking about elderly people.
      1. Dear sofa expert. 18 February 2021 23: 26
        +1
        Vaccinated about 40%

        Today in Israel they call a specific figure of 6.879.246 people.
        I don’t know how you think .. if I submitted data for world statistics, I would have voiced the number of vaccinated. Everything else would be a cheap cheat.
        Therefore, based on this figure, I am talking about (approximately) 80%.

        According to my health insurance fund (600 thousand vaccinated), among those fully vaccinated with 20 days of lag, an order of magnitude less infected, a little less than an order of magnitude died, and we are talking about elderly people.

        I did not speak about the dead.
        I just asked where 4000 new cases come from every day?
        And why did their number begin to increase again?
        1. Alexzn Offline Alexzn
          Alexzn (Alexander) 19 February 2021 00: 11
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          Quote: Dear sofa expert.
          Today in Israel they call a specific figure of 6.879.246 people.

          Vaccinations, divide by 2.
          1. Dear sofa expert. 19 February 2021 00: 28
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            Quote: Dear couch expert.
            Today in Israel they call a specific figure of 6.879.246 people.

            Vaccinations, divide by 2.

            Well, if you see it this way ... For me, 1 vaccination is a preparation consisting of two components.
        2. Alexzn Offline Alexzn
          Alexzn (Alexander) 19 February 2021 00: 15
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          Quote: Dear sofa expert.
          I just asked where 4000 new cases come from every day?

          The number of cases is the function of beats. the weight of the infected in the tests and (!!!) the number of these tests. On certain days, testing of hospital staff and people conducting the reception is carried out - the value jumps significantly.
          1. Dear sofa expert. 19 February 2021 00: 32
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            The number of cases is the function of beats. the weight of the infected in the tests and (!!!) the number of these tests. On certain days, testing of hospital staff and people conducting the reception is carried out - the value jumps significantly.

            She doesn't jump .. she grows again. I've been watching for several days.
            At first it fell .. it reached 3 thousand a day, then it began to grow again.
            I associate this with the "mutation" of the virus.
            Bayontech / pfizer has established itself as a "mutant", unfortunately not from the best side.
        3. Alexzn Offline Alexzn
          Alexzn (Alexander) 19 February 2021 00: 19
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          By the evening of February 18, 2021, the first dose of the vaccine was received by 4.195.707 (+47.756 since midnight) citizens, and the second - 2.825.994 (+58.739).
          Take a look here - https://www.vesty.co.il/main/article/F3BFF0U4T
          This is a daily report in Russian, with graphs.
  • 123 Offline 123
    123 (123) 18 February 2021 22: 30
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    The situation in our "info field" looks something like this ...

    Production of a vaccine against coronavirus in Russia has already reached a rate higher than previously announced volumes, said the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov.
    "The industry as a whole has reached the pace higher than the previously announced volumes. To date, more than 6,5 million doses of two components of Sputnik V have been produced. In January, we should produce at least seven million doses, in February - 11 million. 15 million doses are planned for March, "Manturov said.
    According to him, to ensure full availability of the vaccine in the regions by the end of January, 2,1 million doses of the vaccine will be sent there, in February - 5,7 million doses, in March, almost 9 million doses will be sent to the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.

    https://rg.ru/2021/01/18/manturov-proizvodstvo-vakciny-vyshlo-na-tempy-vyshe-zaiavlennyh-obemov.html

    R-Pharm has a contract for the production of AstraZeneca, apparently, they found "warm sincere" words and something has changed, Sputnik will be released.

    "Our industry has reached the pace of production of the Sputnik V vaccine, which exceeds the planned volumes. In general, we understand that the production volume of our sites - and there are six of them, and the seventh will be connected by the end of the month, the R-Pharm company - fully allows meet the needs of the Russian healthcare system without any import supplies, "Manturov said on the air of the program

    https://ria.ru/20210120/vaktsina-1593797987.html

    In general, we will see. hi
    1. Alexzn Offline Alexzn
      Alexzn (Alexander) 18 February 2021 23: 35
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      For some reason, the field is uninformative. See the daily crown reports in Israel? For comparison ...
      Something tells me that only the Western giant can bring Sputnik to the level of 700 million - which I have already written about more than once. A-zeneca is an option, but they've been talking about it for a month now, and they applied for registration only yesterday. This is a real chance to enter the market in significant volumes, but I don’t believe 700 million by the end of the year.
    2. Alexzn Offline Alexzn
      Alexzn (Alexander) 18 February 2021 23: 45
      0
      We must produce at least seven million doses in January

      Talking Head for January 18. Field, Russian field ... wink
    3. Dear sofa expert. 19 February 2021 09: 45
      +2
      R-Pharm has a contract for the production of AstraZeneca, apparently, they found "warm sincere" words and something has changed, Sputnik will be released.

      The release of Astra at R-Pharm is a compromise, against the background of which, later, the release of Sputnik will begin, as soon as it, in turn, receives admission to the EU. Through "Astra" now there is a restructuring of the technological process and equipment for the mass production of vaccines.
      PS I don’t know how true this is, but I heard that R-Pharma’s current asters products are almost completely exported under the contract to Azerbaijan.
      1. Dear sofa expert. 19 February 2021 10: 01
        +1
        ... PS I don’t know how much this is true, but I heard that R-Pharma’s current asters products are almost completely exported under the contract to Azerbaijan.

        No, I was wrong about Azerbaijan, it's different.
  • Uneven Offline Uneven
    Uneven (VADIM STOLBOV) 18 February 2021 20: 18
    -6
    The best anti-advertising for this Russian craft is Putin's categorical refusal to poke at it. The official reason is that you cannot risk the president like that. Recently M. Boyarsky got to the hospital after being injected with this infection.
    1. Just a cat Online Just a cat
      Just a cat (Bayun) 18 February 2021 20: 37
      +2
      Zelensky probably got the vaccine from Ukrainian scientists? or a Ukrainian vaccine in the same place as Ukrainian scientists? laughing
      1. Uneven Offline Uneven
        Uneven (VADIM STOLBOV) 18 February 2021 20: 50
        -6
        Zelensky probably got the vaccine from Ukrainian scientists?

        You know better, but I live in Russia. The last time was in Ukraine in 1968 in Yalta.
        1. Fourth Horseman Offline Fourth Horseman
          Fourth Horseman (Fourth Horseman) 18 February 2021 20: 54
          +5
          Gaster means.)
        2. Dear sofa expert. 18 February 2021 21: 08
          +5
          You know better, but I live in Russia. The last time was in Ukraine in 1968 in Yalta.

          You, in your account, in the “place of residence” column, says “unknown”.
          If you are here anyway, openly and loudly declare that you live in Russia, what's the point of hiding this in the settings?)
          1. Uneven Offline Uneven
            Uneven (VADIM STOLBOV) 19 February 2021 12: 11
            -2
            I judge the interlocutors not by their place of residence and nationality. I would like to hope for reciprocity ...
            1. Dear sofa expert. 19 February 2021 14: 05
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              I judge the interlocutors not by their place of residence and nationality. I would like to hope for reciprocity ...

              What kind of reciprocity are you counting on?

              With how you position yourself here, there are only two options left:

              1) You are just a stupid person who is really talking complete nonsense, and everything you write is perceived here as the opinion of this stupid person.

              or:

              2) You are far from stupid, but your posts are simply very politically engaged, since you are a representative of a side hostile to everything connected with Russia.

              Decide for yourself which group you would prefer to refer yourself to, because by claiming that you are a Russian, you automatically, and with your own hand, assert yourself in the first option.

              Sorry.
              1. Uneven Offline Uneven
                Uneven (VADIM STOLBOV) 20 February 2021 11: 44
                -2
                What kind of reciprocity are you counting on?

                At least the lack of Nazi views on the interlocutor.
                1. Dear sofa expert. 20 February 2021 12: 57
                  -1
                  At least the lack of Nazi views on the interlocutor.

                  Oh, how?) Well then, try to start with yourself.

                  Pour less of your feeble-minded and groundless mud at Russia, and no one will poke you, with your "face", into your ukro-nationalist stall, otherwise you will be "maydanut" a mile away from you. Sorry.
                  1. Uneven Offline Uneven
                    Uneven (VADIM STOLBOV) 21 February 2021 08: 42
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                    1)
                    groundless dirt to Russia

                    Do you see the difference between Russia and the Ozero cooperative?

                    2)
                    your're coming out-nationalist stall

                    A perfect illustration of your Nazi ideals.
                    Or do you think that if there are Nazis behind the cordon, then we can too?
  • Fourth Horseman Offline Fourth Horseman
    Fourth Horseman (Fourth Horseman) 18 February 2021 20: 24
    +3
    Officials at the US Embassy in Moscow applied for doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine due to a shortage of an American-made drug, and the same thing happened in other US diplomatic missions. This is reported by The Washington Post with reference to
    sources and documents.
  • Just a cat Online Just a cat
    Just a cat (Bayun) 18 February 2021 20: 29
    +2
    it is obvious that the so-called. The "Moderna vaccine" is not at all like traditional vaccines, which use live or dead, natural or engineered portions of the RNA of the virus to trigger an immune response and form antibodies in the body. The drug "mRNA-1273" is, in fact, an artificial biological program that binds to the human genome and encodes it in a certain way. Based on the author's definition of the mRNA platform as an analogue of a computer operating system, it follows that this drug is intended for (re) programming the human body by (re) coding its protein. Pfizer's mRNA vaccine has a similar effect.

    Hence the causes of strong immune responses in many people immediately after vaccination. Human immunity is actually hacked, opening the door for any biotechnological experiments on the body. A healthy immune system immediately senses outside interference and begins to fight this reprogramming. Moreover, it is openly stated that there may be other "programs" or "applications" that can be "installed" in the human body - on the basis of mRNA already introduced there. There is every reason to claim a unique experiment on humanity with unpredictable consequences - before this covidysteria, mRNA vaccines were not used by official medicine from the word “quite».

    http://katyusha.org/view?id=16143&utm_source=politobzor.net
    1. Uneven Offline Uneven
      Uneven (VADIM STOLBOV) 18 February 2021 21: 01
      -5
      Last year, "thanks" to the hype around this under-virus in Russia, three hundred thousand people died prematurely for reasons not related to this unfinished ARI. All attention, forces and means were diverted from really serious diseases to this insignificant zilch, which, even judging by the figures inflated by propaganda, does not pull at a banal seasonal epidemic.
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  • _AMUHb_ Offline _AMUHb_
    _AMUHb_ (_AMUHb_) 19 February 2021 11: 52
    +2
    -and we have gas in our apartment! and you?
    -and we have a water supply! here!

    and here we have 50+ people. 3 signed up for the vaccination, the colleagues "related" in the same way ... you are like in that movie, refusing to drink for free:

    -Are you not Russian chtoli?

    but there really were American spies))
    the man obviously did not smell the thunder))
  • Dmitry S. Offline Dmitry S.
    Dmitry S. (Dmitry Sanin) 20 February 2021 13: 45
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    But the vaccine's real success will not change the hostility towards Putin that prevails in Western political circles.

    To be honest, I did not understand this sentence. Absolutely. Is Putin prevailing or hostile? Something is not right here.
  • Dmitry S. Offline Dmitry S.
    Dmitry S. (Dmitry Sanin) 20 February 2021 13: 49
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    Quote: Uneven
    Last year, "thanks" to the hype around this under-virus in Russia, three hundred thousand people died prematurely for reasons not related to this unfinished ARI. All attention, forces and means were diverted from really serious diseases to this insignificant zilch, which, even judging by the figures inflated by propaganda, does not pull at a banal seasonal epidemic.

    I remember that Solzhenitsyn received the affectionate nickname "food worker". Don't carry fuin - it has no pens. Give it up.