Volunteers from the Ministry of defence was placed in two-week isolation. This is the final preparatory stage for conducting of an experiment to test a new vaccine against coronavirus.
within 14 days of soldiers will be examined by the doctors — to measure pressure, temperature, pulse. These measures, and regular testing is required to exclude infection of volunteers COVID-19.
Development and testing of vaccines against coronavirus conducted by scientists in the Ministry of defence in cooperation with the National research centre of epidemiology and Microbiology named Gamalei.
Among the participants of the experiment — officers, warrant officers and soldiers serving under contract. Clinical studies expected to be completed by the end of July, reports channel “Russia 24”.
In Russia, the number of deaths from coronavirus is approaching five and a half thousand. To cope with the disease could nearly 205 thousand people. For the period of the epidemic in Russia is revealed more than 440 thousand cases of infection.