Immunologist Vladislav Zhemchugov listed diseases that are an absolute contraindication to vaccination against coronavirus.
The COVID-19 vaccine cannot be given to people who are taking immunosuppressive drugs, he said.
Also, the vaccine is contraindicated in patients with inflammatory, autoimmune diseases, lupus erythematosus, systemic blood diseases, reports Vechernyaya Moskva.
Earlier, the vice-mayor of Moscow, Anastasia Rakova, in an interview with Russia 24, said that the vaccination of volunteers in the capital had already begun. Women need a negative pregnancy test. There must be 21 days between the first and second vaccinations. Within six months, the person will be under the supervision of doctors. The study should take part 40 thousand people, there are already 35 thousand applications. Anastasia Rakova also vaccinated herself.