Health Minister Expects Russian Vaccine Against COVID-19 to Be Registered in August
The registration of a Russian vaccine against the coronavirus is
expected to be completed in the first half of August, Health Minister
Mikhail Murashko said on Friday.
“I think the first registration will happen in August, in the
first decade of August or the beginning of the second decade,” Murashko
The clinical trials of Vector’s vaccine can start in around two or three weeks, the health minister went on to say.
According to Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova, the
Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology,
the Vector State Research Centre of Virology and Biotechnology and the
Federal Biomedical Agency’s vaccine institute are considered Russia’s
leaders in coronavirus vaccine creation. Their vaccines are expected to
be produced this year.