At midnight this Saturday, the Argentine president Alberto Fernandez He communicated through his Twitter that he tested positive for a Covid-19 antigen, which generated a stir internationally.
The president, 62 just turned, received the Sputnik V vaccine on January 21. From the Gamaleya Institute of Russia, authors of this technology, reacted to Fernández’s results.
“We are saddened to hear this,” said the official vaccine account. “Sputnik V is 91.6% effective against infections and 100% effective against severe cases. If the infection is confirmed and occurs, the vaccination guarantees a quick recovery without serious symptoms ”.
The Gamaleya Institute: We are sad to hear this. #SputnikV is 91.6% effective against infection and 100% effective against severe cases. If the infection is indeed confirmed and occurs, the vaccination ensures quick recovery without severe symptoms. We wish you a quick recovery!
– Sputnik V (@sputnikvaccine) April 3, 2021
The trans-Andean head of government received the news after celebrating his birthday and during the day he had symptoms such as fever and a “slight” headache. He also reported that is waiting for your PCR test.
“For everyone’s information I feel physically fine And, although I would have liked to end my birthday without this news, I am also in good spirits. I am grateful from my soul for the many expressions of affection that they have given me today, remembering my birth ”, expressed Fernández on Twitter, along with a new call to self-care.
Today I received the Sputnik V vaccine. I thank the Gamaleya Institute for its scientific work, those who worked so that it reaches us and all the health personnel of our country for their enormous commitment.
Getting vaccinated serves to be immune against the coronavirus. Let’s do it. pic.twitter.com/Eb21kQy25A
– Alberto Fernández (@alferdez) January 21, 2021