At the meeting on the development of genetic technologies the General Director of State scientific center of Virology and biotechnology “Vector” Rinat Maksyutov said that completed laboratory testing of a vaccine against the coronavirus in animals, they identified three promising drug, which pass to the stage of preclinical studies. In June it is planned to complete and start clinical trials.

“We expect to register the vaccine in September of the current year”, – said the native.

Vladimir Putin, in turn, expressed the hope that these deadlines will be observed. “I really hope that your work will be completed in the timeframe that you just said that registration of the vaccine against the coronavirus will be carried out in September,” – said the head of state.

However, he drew attention to the rights to the new vaccine intellectual property, according to Vladimir Putin should be “absolutely secured” in advance.