OREANDA-NEWS. Chinese Ambassador to Russia Zhang Hanhui claimed that the authorities of the country can completely defeat the new coronavirus during March.

“In other regions, with the exception of Hubei, we will be able to defeat the virus within this month, in the center of the epidemic within the next month,” the diplomat said. He noted that in the whole country, not counting the province of Hubei, new cases of infection have not been registered for more than ten days. Zhang Hanhui also pointed out that mortality from complications caused by coronavirus at the epicenter of the disease is 2 %, throughout China 0.55 %.

The National Health Commission of China reported that specialists had already begun testing vaccines against coronavirus on animals. Experiments on humans will begin not earlier than April.