Import substitution in action: in 2015, Russia used only for domestic vaccines against measles and influenza

The head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova says: in Russia this year doctors used solely domestic vaccines against measles, influenza and polio. 45 million people received drugs produced on the territory of Russia.

Vaccine pokale decent efficiency on a par with foreign analogues. The use of domestic drugs cheaper, says Popova. The possibility of purchasing vaccines from pharmaceutical companies – a big plus.

According to the national vaccination calendar, children under seven years of age can receive the vaccine against hepatitis B, tetanus, whooping cough, rubella, measles, mumps, influenza, polio, meningococcal and pneumococcal infections, Haemophilus influenzae and a number of infections on epidemic indications.

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