Say, the Russians will save us from COVID-19 vaccination against other diseases. Is it true?

While scientists searching for a vaccine against the coronavirus, some of it already “found” — the Network began to appear more and more articles about how to protect from new infections vaccination against other diseases. One of the leaders of the vaccine against tick-borne encephalitis, which usually put for the summer season. Is it possible to kill two birds at once with just one vaccination? Understand together with the virologist.

— Any immunobiological drug, no matter against which it is directed — borne encephalitis, influenza, pneumococcal infection, increases the nonspecific immunity in humans. So Yes, against this background, perhaps the body will react differently to a likely infection and a meeting with the new coronavirus, admits lead researcher, Federal research center of epidemiology and Microbiology named after honoured academician N. F. Gamalei, Russian Ministry of health, the Professor Lyudmila Alimbarova.