Vaccine tourism in Russia takes off in the face of the
The agency offered on its website what it has called the Sputnik V Immunology Tour, for a price starting at 1,350 euros and consisting of two trips to Russia of three days each for travelers to receive the serum (which has not been approved in the European Union by the European Medicines Agency) and the corresponding vaccination certificate in Russian and English.
The second trip to receive the second dose of Sputnik V will be 20 days after the first trip. The visa and insurance were paid for on the first trip and do not have to be paid again for the second trip. Thus, the tour publicity refers to the intervention of the Russian authorities when traveling to the country and receiving the vaccine doses.
In addition, the General Law for the Defense of Consumers and Users establishes as an obligation of entrepreneurs “to withdraw, suspend or recover from consumers and users, by means of effective procedures, any good or service that does not comply with the conditions and requirements demanded or that, for any other reason, poses a foreseeable risk to the health or safety of persons”.
The problem with the RUSSIAN VACCINE (Sputnik V) – VisualPolitik
Putin is probably partly to blame. When Sputnik-V was approved, he said it was safe and effective, although large-scale trials had not even begun. This clashed with skepticism from some medical authorities in Russia, who urged the Health Ministry to revoke approval until trials were completed.
In response to news of record daily deaths and low vaccination rates, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov admitted persistent hesitancy, but not that it was related to Sputnik V or any other specific vaccine.
In March, Reuters reported that more than 60% of Russians in a Levada Center poll said they did not want Sputnik V. Many cited side effects, and about 64% said the coronavirus is a manufactured biological weapon.
There are indications that Russians who can afford it are traveling abroad to purchase Western vaccines. The Associated Press reported that many are going to Serbia, a non-European Union country, to obtain the Pfizer vaccine or some other vaccine.
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The price includes transfers in and out of Russia with a Spanish-speaking guide between the hotel and the clinic and back to the accommodation, also with a Spanish-speaking guide, accommodation for two nights in a four-star establishment, medical invitation letter, consultation with a specialist with the assistance of the guide, administration of the two doses of intramuscular vaccine, vaccination certificate in Russian and English for the second trip, masks, gloves and hydroalcoholic gel during the stay.