All volunteers who were vaccinated against COVID-19 in the Moscow Séchenov University have received immunity to the disease, reports Elena Smoliarchuk, director of the institution’s Clinical Trials of New Drugs.
“All volunteers had immunity (…) It is an individual response to the vaccine, but (the process) takes several days to manifest,” Smoliarchuk said, indicating that immunity peaked within three weeks he said. broadcast the Russian news agency Sputnik.
In this regard, he pointed out that it is currently “difficult” to estimate exactly how long immunity can be maintained after vaccination, and added that scientists are planning to answer this question after the next phase of the studies receive.
“If the vaccine proves its effectiveness, they will register it, large-scale studies will begin … involving a large number of people who will be vaccinated and monitored to answer the question of how long the immunity lasts “said Smoliarchuk.