Regional offices of Roszdravnadzor collected information on 37 active opponents of vaccination against COVID-19, and transferred this data to the prosecutor’s office and the UK. About it report Izvestia citing responses from 83 regional offices of the supervisory agency. These data do not include Moscow and the Moscow region, they did not respond to the newspaper’s request.
Most of the anti-vaccines were found in Karelia (18). The region could not explain what caused such numbers.
In addition, opponents of vaccination were identified in:
- Rostov region – 8
- Volgograd region – 5
- Smolensk region – 2
- Saint Petersburg – 1
- Leningrad region – 1
- Yakutia – 1
- Tomsk region – 1
In the rest of the regions, no anti-vaccine agitators were found who responded to inquiries.