the defense Ministry and the scientific research Institute of epidemiology and Microbiology named after N. F. Gamalei final preparations for clinical trials of a vaccine against coronavirus COVID-19. Volunteers ends the two-week isolation. In the coming days the first group of volunteers will be vaccinated.
the Main goal is to test the safety and efficacy of the drug, and how people will use it to carry. It is reported that all volunteers are highly motivated, quarantine and preparation for the main phase trials well tolerated.
“At present, the health of all of our volunteers good — leads the TV channel “Russia 24″ the words of Viktor Pavlov, head of Department. — They are under the supervision of our medical specialists. We daily take the necessary measures vital signs”.
“they Have taken a full range of tests for COVID, blood tests are taken from a vein on antibodies, says a volunteer doctor Oleg Chalaev. — From oropharynx swab is taken of the presence of virus.”
“It is now, I consciously went because I know that nothing will happen, — says Artem, a volunteer, have participated in vaccine trials against Ebola. — And when did the vaccine for Ebola, for me it was the unknown”.
According to the results of vaccination of the first group of volunteer doctors will go to vaccines for the other volunteers. At this stage, scientists will assess how the human body produces antibodies to combat coronavirus.