Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine will be tested in humans in June

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After Russia announced the drug developed against the corona virus in the past weeks to the world public, Rinat Maksyutov, the President of the Vektor State Center for Virology and Biotechnology, told the details of the study on the testing stages of the vaccine. Saying that the vaccine is continuing the laboratory studies, Maksyutov said that the tests have been completed in some animals, “So far, the vaccine has been tested on mice and ferrets. The vaccination process on primates continues. We think that we will complete the work in the laboratory environment until the end of April after completing the primate tests. Then, after continuing the scientific studies, the vaccine will start to be tested on people in June. ”

Number of cases approached 5 thousand in Russia

While vaccination studies continue in Russia, the number of cases continues to increase rapidly throughout the country. In the new statement made by the Center for Combating the Corona Virus of Russia, it was announced that the total number of cases reached 4 thousand 731 in 78 regions, while the number of dead reached 43. While 52 people recovered in the last 24 hours, the most case records were seen in the Moscow Region.

Erhan Altiparmak

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