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The Ministry of defence in cooperation with the Institute Gamalei announced a test of its vaccine for coronavirus on volunteers in the coming days, when the period of their two-week isolation. This was reported on the website of the Department.
The main purpose of the test is to test the safety and tolerability of the vaccine components. According to the results of vaccination the components of the drug experience for the rest of the volunteers. It is necessary to assess the effectiveness of vaccines, and studies of the process of antibody production.
The defense Ministry added that the ratio of military and civilian, as well as quantitative and qualitative parameters of the sample of volunteers agreed with the Ministry of health. Their health is good, watching them military doctors. Participants vaccination daily take blood for antibodies, as well as swabs for PCR diagnosis for the presence COVID-19.
The manufacturer of the vaccine “Biocad” reported that tests of the drug from the coronavirus on volunteers will begin before the end of the summer, presumably in early August. Now the company is conducting preclinical testing, determining its protective properties, and safety. Before human trials of the vaccine will be tested on animals.
Since the beginning of the pandemic in Russia has revealed 537 210 cases of infection with coronavirus in 85 regions. For the entire period recorded 7091 fatal, recovered 284 539 people.
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