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The beginning of mass vaccination against coronavirus is probably closer to winter. Such terms called the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin the TV channel “Russia 24”, reports TASS.
According to the head of the city, on the development of the Russian vaccines work several institutions, activities are carried out in several directions. He said that considering several variants of the drug and three of them are already in clinical trials. Sobyanin added that, according to his colleagues, the first vaccine you can expect in the fall — in August, September, October.
On 10 June it became known that in Russia has begun clinical studies of vaccines against coronavirus, a new type. As stated by the head of Minpromtorg Denis Manturov, they are conducted by Russian pharmaceutical companies together with the Ministry of health and Rospotrebnadzor. He added that enterprises of the country produced 17 drugs used in the treatment of coronavirus.
On 5 June, the defense Ministry said about the readiness of the vaccine against coronavirus in clinical trials, will involve soldiers volunteer. Before that, the drug is tested on small and large animals (monkeys and hamsters), he is ready to transition to the next stage — he’s been tested for toxicity, safety, immunogenicity, and protective efficacy.
On 11 June revealed 502 436 cases of infection with coronavirus. Recovered 261 150 people died — 6532.
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