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Deputy Director of the Center for strategic planning, Ministry of health German Shipulin, said the creation of a vaccine of 2019 coronavirus-nCoV. He told about it in interview to the newspaper “Izvestia”.
According to Shipulin, the full cycle of creation of a vaccine takes at least six months, development of the drug for up to three months. He also noted that this will require significant funds, but noted the need for such a step. At the same time make it very difficult, as the virus is conservative.
“We don’t know how this virus will behave in our population, what will he do in Russia. The susceptibility of the population to it depends on the genetics of our citizens,” — said Shipulin. According to him, the vaccine will be the salvation, if the virus is the high mortality rate and it will begin to spread across the country.
Previously Deputy head of Ministry of health Sergey Kraevoy told about the beginning of the work on a vaccine against the virus.
It is known that the virus is transmitted from person to person. The main symptoms of infection include fever, fatigue and cough with little sputum. According to experts, the number of infected could reach 1.7 thousand people.
Most people infected with the novel coronavirus was registered in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Several cases have been reported outside of China — in Japan, South Korea, Thailand and the United States.
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