The administration of the President of the United States Donald trump is developing the project, which will accelerate the creation of a vaccine against coronavirus, reported on 29 April, the Agency Bloomberg with reference to sources.
The same information Agency Reuters was confirmed by a senior representative of the administration.
The program is called “Operation “Supersonic speed”. It will bring together private pharmaceutical companies, government agencies and the armed forces. Their close cooperation should lead to a reduction in the time for a vaccine to eight months (previously, experts believed thatliricheskie the vaccine trials will take 12 to 18 months, said Reuters).
One of the interlocutors Bloomberg said that the goal of the project is to obtain 300 million doses of vaccine by January 2021. Precedents for the creation of vaccines in such a short time in history has ever had, said the Agency.
According to the administration’s plans trump, under the “Operations “Supersonic speed” will use government resources to quickly test the most promising of the experimental vaccines on animals, then clinical trials on humans. Thus, the American authorities want to simplify the process that the testing was coordinated, and not everyone spent to produce it separately.
The project will cost “in the billions of dollars,” said one of the interlocutors of the Agency.
According to the world health organization, the world is now being drafted at least 70 of vaccines against coronavirus. But, as explained to the sources of Bloomberg, the vaccine manufacturers do not coordinate efforts so as it could be in the framework of the project “Operation “Supersonic speed”.
Officially this information in the White house has not yet commented on. The representative of the Ministry of health and social services Michael Caputo confirmed that trump did not agree with the standard schedule of vaccine development and supported the “revolutionary process”.
An outbreak of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 began in December of 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the who announced the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, coronavirus in the world were infected over 3.2 million people, more than 228,9 million of them died and 993 thousand recovered. USA are most affected by the coronavirus of the country: there is a coronavirus found in 1 million people, more than 61 thousand patients died.
Special medications from coronavirus infection COVID-19 does not exist now in this disease is only symptomatic treatment. The world health organization notedthat a number of medicines can contribute to improved well-being and relief of symptoms COVID-19, but there is no evidence that any drug to prevent or treat the disease.