The head of the St. Petersburg Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology named after Pasteur Areg Totolyan said that the beginning of the fifth stage of the study of the collective immunity of Russian residents to coronavirus will begin on August 30. Research will be carried out in more than two dozen regions.
“It will last until mid-September and will be held in 26 regions,” the scientist said.
According to him, the researchers will find out “who was ill, who was vaccinated, and who was asymptomatic.”
Totolyan recalled that this research has been carried out by Rospotrebnadzor since last summer, and the initial sample was 74 thousand people. To date, four stages of the study have been completed.
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