The President of the United States Donald trump is convinced that a vaccine against coronavirus appears to the end of the year.
“We are very confident that by the end of the year we will have a vaccine,” said trump in an interview on Fox News on may 3.
He stressed that the White house is making great efforts to achieve this goal.
“We are building the supply lines… we Have many companies, which I think is close [to the vaccine],” said trump.
The US President said that one such company is Johnson & Johnson.
Trump’s statement came a few days after American media reported that the US administration is developing the project “Operation “Supersonic speed”, which aims to create a vaccine against coronavirus in eight months, not 12-18, as predicted by experts.
One of interlocutors of Agency told Bloomberg that the administration is trump’s attempt to obtain 300 million doses of vaccine by January 2021. According to sources, the TV channel NBC News, more than 80 pharmaceutical companies have already provided the researchers with 93 potential vaccines, among them for further tests took 14. It is expected that testing on humans will begin in may.
During the interview, the journalists of Fox News said trump is concerned about his fate participants in clinical trials, given the accelerated pace of vaccine production.
“No, because they are volunteers. They know what is coming, and want to help the process,” – said trump.
An outbreak of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 began in December of 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, the coronavirus, the world has infected more than 3.5 million people, more than of 247.5 thousand of them died, and 1.1 million recovered. USA are most affected by the coronavirus of the country: there is a coronavirus identified 1.1 million people, over 67 thousand people 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.
Who believe that the coronavirus would pose a serious threat, until they invent a vaccine. Now, according to the organization, in the world is developed not less than 70 vaccines against coronavirus.