Preclinical test results of the domestic coronavirus vaccine allow us to hope for success, and trials are continuing. This was announced on Wednesday, May 6, by Russian health Minister Mikhail Murashko at an online meeting of the state Duma Committee on health protection.
“Today, preclinical test results is underway. There are encouraging results that we will reach a drug that will work, ” the Minister was quoted as saying.
According to Murashko, there are several platforms where vaccine options are being developed.
Earlier, on may 5, it was reported that German and Dutch scientists at Utrecht University synthesized an experimental monoclonal antibody (47D11), which is able to defeat a coronavirus infection.
On the same day, it became known that scientists at the Israel Institute of biological research have made a significant breakthrough in the development of a coronavirus vaccine.
On May 4, the world health organization said that success in fighting the spread of coronavirus infection in the world depends not on the speed of development of the necessary drugs, but on equality in the distribution of such drugs in the world.
The spread of the SARS-CoV-2 corona virus, which causes COVID-19 disease, began at the end of December last year. The focus of infection was the Chinese city of Wuhan. In a few months, the disease has spread to more than 210 countries around the world. On March 11, who declared a coronavirus pandemic.