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Center “Vector” has received permission to conduct clinical trials of a vaccine against COVID-19 on volunteers. The study will begin on 27 July, reports TASS with reference to the press service of Rospotrebnadzor.
The first volunteers will be vaccinated with another vaccine approved by July 27.
Clinical trials of the vaccine, the Ministry of defense and the center of Gamaliel ended in Russia on July 20. In this day of the military hospital, was discharged the second, a volunteer group of 20 people. Minister of health Michael Murashko said that the vaccine COVID-19 according to the results of clinical trials have proven its efficacy and safety.
Also Murashko said that the registration of the first vaccine against a coronavirus in Russia is scheduled for August 2020. “I think that the first [the vaccine] will be somewhere in August,” he said.
As of July 24, in Russia revealed more than 800 thousand cases of infection with coronavirus. The total number of recovered closer to 589 thousand. The active carriers of the virus remain 199 thousand people. 13 046 patients died
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