Russian Ministry of Defense Announced Readiness of the Vaccine against COVID-19
OREANDA-NEWS. The first Russian vaccine against coronavirus is ready. This was reported by First Deputy Defense Minister, Ruslan Tsalikov.
“The final assessments of the test results have already been made by our specialists and scientists of the Gamaleya National Research Center. At the time of discharge, all volunteers without exception, having received immunity from the coronavirus, felt good. Thus, the first domestic vaccine against the new coronavirus infection is ready,” Tsalikov said in an interview with the newspaper Argumenty i Fakty.
According to the head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, Kirill Dmitriyev, in case of successful completion of clinical trials of the domestic vaccine against COVID-19, Russia by the end of 2020 can release and deliver more than 200 million doses of the drug to different countries of the world. “30 million doses will be produced in Russia, and the rest with the help of international partnerships around the world,” Dmitriyev explained. According to estimates of the Fund, by the end of 2021, more than 3 billion doses of the vaccine will be manufactured in the world.