In Britain will experience a vaccine against the coronavirus in humans

This was reported by the British health Minister, Matt Hancock, RIA Novosti reported.

According to him, the Ministry will allocate 20 million pounds in the Oxford experts on the funding of clinical trials.

“We will begin to apply the vaccine as soon as possible,” he said.

In addition, 22.5 million pounds sent for vaccine trials conducted at London’s Imperial College.

On 18 April it became known about the intention of the UK to begin producing a vaccine against the coronavirus which has not yet passed clinical trials. As the Director Generalscope Institute in Oxford Adrian hill (Adrian Hill), the purpose of this step is to produce one million doses of vaccine in September and begin its use, if it proves effective. The hill estimated the chances that a new vaccine will be successful — about 80 percent.

According to the latest data, the total number of infected by the coronavirus in the UK amounted to more than 130,2 thousand people. Victims of infection were 17.4 thousand people.