The volunteers, which are testing a Russian vaccine against COVID-19, revealed no adverse health effects, according to the newspaper "Red star".
"We conduct regular medical examination of volunteers the first and second groups, who received a vaccine against coronavirus COVID-19. Their health is good, active no complaints. Temperature, blood pressure, pulse, breathing frequency was within the normal range. Any adverse events after the vaccine are not currently marked" – said the anaesthetist branch of the Burdenko hospital Oleg Chalaev.
According to him, volunteers will continue to do General clinical and biochemical blood tests and to check for immunity to coronavirus.
Two participants said that their health after vaccination has not changed.
The first group of volunteers received the vaccine on 18 June. Nine volunteers were introduced one component of the vaccine, nine the second. Five days later, the vaccine was put back to 20 participants. This group gets the drug into booster version – in three weeks they will introduce testimony the second component of the vaccine. Clinical studies will be completed by the end of July.
The Chinese authorities on 31 December 2019, informed the world health organization about the outbreak of an unknown pneumonia in Wuhan in the Central part of the country (Hubei province). Experts have established that the causative agent is a new coronavirus, later on infection has received the official name COVID-19. March 11, the who declared a pandemic coronavirus.
According to the latest University Johns Hopkins University, the total number of cases of infection with coronavirus in the world reached 10 063 319, 500 108 cases died.
In Russia have revealed more than 634 thousand cases COVID-19. Recovered more than 399 thousand patients.