Clinical trials of two new coronavirus vaccines will be carried out in Ukraine with the permission of the Ministry of Health. The relevant order was published on the website of the Ministry of Health.
"To allow a clinical trial of a drug intended for the implementation of measures aimed at preventing the occurrence and spread, localization and elimination of coronavirus disease (Covid-19)," the order reads.
According to the order of the Ministry, a modified double study of monovalent and bivalent vaccines designed to protect adults aged 18 years and older from coronavirus will be carried out in Ukraine.
The test request was submitted by Sanofi.
Meanwhile, slightly more than 6% of those hospitalized with Covid-19 from October 11 to 22 in Ukraine were vaccinated with at least one dose of the vaccine. Anna Peshkova writes about this for 112ua.tv, referring to statistics provided by the Center for Public Health.
"According to the data on the main incidence of Covid-19, in Ukraine since the beginning of the recording of the requested information (11.10.2021) as of 22.10.2021 (inclusive) 3,066 people were hospitalized who received at least one dose, among the suspected and confirmed cases of Covid-19," the Public Health Center said in a statement.
The author of the material points out that according to the official statistics of morbidity on the CPH website, 48,929 people were admitted to Ukrainian hospitals with coronavirus during this period. Thus, the percentage of vaccinated is slightly more than 6%.