Russian Ministry of Health

Is Russia ready for a smallpox pandemic?

Is Russia ready for a smallpox pandemic?

Many Russian residents already have immunity to monkeypox, the Russian Health Minister, Mikhail Murashko said. He reminded that the smallpox vaccine partially worked against monkeypox. "Until 1980, smallpox …

WHO resolution not to affect supply of medicines to Russia

WHO resolution not to affect supply of medicines to Russia

Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for Europe adopted a resolution proposing to explore the possibility of relocating the WHO European Office for the Prevention and Control of NCDs from Russia. However, the …

Russia registers new coronavirus medicine

Russia registers new coronavirus medicine

The Russian Health Ministry has registered the coronavirus medicine Mirobivir, created on the basis of a combination of nirmatrelvir and ritonavir. "Mirobivir" was developed by the company "Pharmasintez". The …

New coronavirus wave may come to Russia

New coronavirus wave may come to Russia

A new Covid-19 wave is not excluded in Russia, the head of the Ministry of Health Mikhail Murashko warned. 'The possibility of a new wave of coronavirus cases certainly exists", RIA Novosti quoted the minister. …

Minister of Health: We recommend wearing masks

Minister of Health: We recommend wearing masks

Russian Minister of Health of Mikhail Murashko considers it right to keep the mask regime in Russia. "Today, 480,000 patients receive medical care in medical organizations, so we still recommend maintaining the mask regime", …

New COVID-19 vaccine registered in Russia

New COVID-19 vaccine registered in Russia

A new vaccine against COVID-19 was developed in Russia, the State Register of Medicines informs. The Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation registered the Convasel vaccine developed by the St. Petersburg Research Institute of …

Russia halts orders for EpiVacCorona vaccine

Russia halts orders for EpiVacCorona vaccine

The Russian Health Ministry has suspended orders of the country’s second coronavirus vaccine due to low demand nationwide, the Vedomosti business daily reported Tuesday. Citing the federal health watchdog’s drug …

WHO has all data on Sputnik V - health minister

WHO has all data on Sputnik V - health minister

Russia has passed to the World Health Organization (WHO) all data on the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine. A visit by experts to inspect the production sites is expected in February, Minister of Health Mikhail Murashko said during his working trip …

Russia may start producing foreign vaccines against COVID-19

Russia may start producing foreign vaccines against COVID-19

Russia is ready to launch the production of foreign vaccines against the COVID-19 coronavirus, Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov said. At the same time, he stressed that the decision on foreign vaccine manufacturing …

Russia registers Mir-19 coronavirus drug

Russia registers Mir-19 coronavirus drug

The Russian Ministry of Health registered the Mir-19 coronavirus pharmaceuticals developed by the Russian Federal Medical-Biological Agency (FMBA), the agency’s press service said. "On December 22, 2021, the Russian Ministry …

Russia’s two Omicron patients have mild form of coronavirus

Russia’s two Omicron patients have mild form of coronavirus

The arrivals in Russia from South Africa who tested positive for the Omicron coronavirus variant have a mild form of the infection, Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko told reporters. "They have a mild form," he said, …