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Visible results in the development of a vaccine against coronavirus should not be expected before mid-summer. About it stated Rospotrebnadzor head Anna Popova in an interview with the Epidemic Control Information Center.
According to her, scientists hope to get to clinical trials of the medicine as soon as possible. “But it is obvious that no one will be able to get visible results before mid-summer,” Popova said.
On April 28, following a meeting with representatives of the medical community, Vladimir Putin ordered the government to draw up a schedule for the development of vaccines for the prevention of coronavirus infection. The Cabinet of Ministers should provide information on the process of state registration of vaccines using the accelerated procedure and launching them in industrial production.
Nine vaccines from COVID-19, developed in Russia, were included in the list of promising by the World Health Organization. We are talking about six drugs that the Novosibirsk Center for Virology “Vector” creates, two vaccines of the Biocad company, and one drug developed at the St. Petersburg Research Institute of Vaccines and Serums.
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April 29th Bloomberg reported that the administration of US President Donald trump is developing a project that will accelerate the creation of a vaccine against coronavirus. They plan to reduce time for its development to eight months.