American and British scientists have successfully tested a vaccine against coronavirus infection on macaques. This is reported by the scientific portal bioRxiv.
According to the results of the tests, a small injection of vaccine ChAdOx1-nCoV-19 can stop lung damage, and a higher neutralize coronavirus infection.
“The study also showed that the vaccine protected rhesus monkey from pneumonia,” the study says.
The first stage of the vaccine trial was carried out on mice. Later, scientists began testing the vaccine on macaques.