Israel to hold trial of vaccine against Covid-19 on people

Source : 112 Ukraine

The testing of vaccine should take place in summer
15:20, 23 April 2020

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Israel will start the trial of the vaccine against coronavirus on people this summer as The Jerusalem Post reported.

“Scientists racing toward a vaccine against COVID-19 at Israel's MigVax will initiate human trials during the summer months,” the message said.

It is noted that the testing of the vaccine on rodents is planned for May. The first stage of the trial on human will begin in summer and will last from six up to nine months.

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According to senior Migvax researcher Itamar Shalit, the further actions will be agreed after the clinical trials.

“Once we have an effective vaccine, that will be the time to exit this pandemic situation and return to normal life,” he noted.

As we reported, on April 23, the testing of the vaccine against coronavirus on people will start. The vaccine was developed at Oxford University.

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Besides, the clinical trials of the indigenous medicinal preparation for its capacity to reduce mortality from Covid-19 coronavirus have started in Ukraine.

Earlier, the Chinese scientists held successful testing of a vaccine against Covid-19 on macaques.

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