Tatiana Golikova statedthat the authorities have developed the “Sanitary Shield” project, the function of which will be to protect the population from potential viral infections. Its implementation will require 30 billion rubles.
This amount is planned to be spent within three years.
“The result of the project should be the prevention of the import of dangerous infections into the country and the development of pandemics, the ability to develop new test systems for new infections in four days and vaccines against them in four months. We also plan to create an information resource where anyone can get reliable information about the state of the environment and the epidemiological situation “, – leads her words are TASS.
In addition, Golikova added that by 2024, the authorities plan to provide an opportunity for express diagnostics at more than 240 border checkpoints.
According to Pharmvestnik, the strategy of the Sanitary Shield was developed by Rospotrebnadzor. According to the project, it is planned to create four technological platforms in Russia this year for the rapid creation of vaccines against viral infections, and six by 2024.