the vaccine for the novel coronavirus infection in Russia is on a schedule approved by the government. This was reported today Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Tatyana Golikova at a press briefing at the White house.
“of Course, we try very hard to prepare for the new epidemic season the vaccine against coronavirus infection. This work is actively conducted a large number of our institutions and the commercial sector. We are still in the schedule, which was approved by the government,” – said Deputy Prime Minister.
As previously reported, “RG”, clinical trials are ongoing multiple drugs, candidate vaccines developed in SIC name Gamalei of the Ministry of health under the leadership of RAS academician Alexander Ginzburg, and at the state research center of Virology and biotechnology “Vector” of Rospotrebnadzor. On the way some more development, clinical testing on humans is scheduled to begin in the fall.
the Minister of health of Michael Murashko noted in his speech that vaccine testing is expected to confirm its effectiveness and safety, and that the country needs to have multiple vaccines for different populations and conditions of use. The Minister stressed that vaccination against coronavirus is voluntary.