Russia will begin testing the vaccine against the coronavirus in humans, the resolution gave the Ministry of health of the country, the information is placed in the registry of clinical trials, according to the “Meduza” 16 Jun.
Clinical studies will conduct a national center of epidemiology and Microbiology named Gamalei. The tests will take place at the Main military clinical hospital named after Burdenko and sechenovskiy University, said the publication.
The researchers plan to test the vaccine “Gam-COVID-Wack” and “Gam-KOVID VAK Leo”. Probably talking about two different forms of the same vaccine. Each of them will test on 43 healthy volunteers.
According to the register of the Ministry of health, the date of completion of the test on 31 December 2020.
Russia ranks third in the world for the spread of coronavirus infections after the US and Brazil. According to the American Johns Hopkins University in the country ill 544 725 people died 7274, recovered 293 780.
Who believe that the coronavirus would pose a serious threat, until they invent a vaccine. According to the head of the European Agency of medicines Marco Kavaleri, in the best case, the vaccine will be ready next year.
May 15, U.S. President Donald trump said that the coronavirus vaccine may be ready by the end of the year.
May 19, the US announced the successful testing of a vaccine against the coronavirus in humans.
Germany, Italy, France and the Netherlands signed an agreement to purchase up to 400 million doses of vaccines from COVID-19 for member countries of the European Union.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.