Russia starts clinical trials of vaccine against coronavirus

since July 27, volunteers will begin testing a vaccine against coronavirus, developed by the state research center of Virology and biotechnology “Vector”.

As the press service of Rospotrebnadzor, clinical trials will be conducted with the permission of the Ministry of health, which was received on July 24.

the First vaccine will get ten volunteers aged 18 to 30 years, later the study will involve volunteers to 60 years.

in Total, the trials will involve 300 volunteers, including 60 employees of the center “Vector”.

Registration of the vaccine could begin as early as September if the vaccine will prove its safety and effectiveness.

Previously head of the Department Anna Popova said that “Vector” has successfully completed preclinical studies of a vaccine against coronavirus. While the world health organization believe that the completion of all testing and the start of mass vaccination may not be until next year.

State research center of Virology and biotechnology “Vector”

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