Russia will become the first country in the world to register a vaccine against coronavirus infection. The drug developed by the center. N. Gamalei, will be registered on August 12. This was announced on Friday, August 7, by the Deputy Minister of Health of Russia Oleg Gridnev.
“The registration of the vaccine developed at the Gamaleya Center will take place on 12 August. Now there is the last stage, the third. Her testing is extremely important. We must understand that the vaccine must be safe, ”he told reporters at the opening of the oncology center in Ufa.
The spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes the COVID-19 disease, began at the end of December last year. The Chinese city of Wuhan became the hotbed of infection. For several months, the disease has spread to more than 210 countries of the world. On March 11, WHO announced a coronavirus pandemic.
According to the latest data, in Russia the total number of detected cases of COVID-19 has reached 877,135 people, 14,725 patients have died, and 683,592 have recovered.
All information on the situation with the coronavirus is available on the websites of stopcoronavirus.rf and access vsem.rf. Coronavirus hotline: 8 (800) 2000-112. In addition, information is available under the hashtag #WeWeTogether.
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