OREANDA-NEWS. On February 24, Beijing Ambassador to Moscow Zhang Hanhui reported that Chinese specialists had developed a vaccine that is preliminarily considered to be effective against the coronavirus COVID-19.

“China has already developed a vaccine that shows immunity. But this is preliminary, further checks and improvements are needed,” the diplomat said. According to him, physicians have successfully applied Chinese medicines that do not give complications after use. Soviet drug, which is used in the fight against malaria, also proved its effectiveness.

Zhang Hanhui informed that in China several hundred people become infected with the coronavirus every day and about 2 thousand patients recover daily. The death rate from COVID-19 has decreased, today it is less than 3 % in Hubei province, where the spread of the disease began, and 0.55 % in other regions.