Vladimir Putin instructed the Government to prepare an action plan in connection with the emergence of a new strain of COVID

AK&M 30 November 2021 16:11

 Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the Government to prepare an updated action plan in a week in connection with the risks of spreading a new strain of coronavirus. The head of state stated this at the plenary session of the forum "Russia is calling!", according to a transcript posted on the Kremlin's website.

In the coming weeks, he said, it will become clear how serious the consequences of the new strain are. However, it is necessary to be prepared for any change in the virus. First of all, it is necessary to constantly monitor the effectiveness of tests and vaccines, use clear algorithms to reduce the spread of infection, Vladimir Putin stressed.

According to him, it is possible to effectively fight the infection only by coordinating the actions of the entire world community. This means mutual recognition of vaccines and vaccination certificates, availability of vaccinations for all regions of the planet, joint work on new drugs against coronavirus.