First coronavirus vaccine tests in Russia to be conducted on volunteers

The first clinical trials of the coronavirus vaccine are to be conducted on 60 volunteers. This was announced by Rinat Maksutov, Director General of the Vector State Research Center.

According to him, the list of volunteers has been formed, including the developers of vaccines. Among them – the main developer Ilnaz Imatdinov, said Maxyutov in the movie “Dangerous Virus – 2” by Naili Askerzade on the air of the TV channel “Russia-1”.

As the CEO of “Vector” added, clinical trials are conducted on healthy volunteers in accordance with the approved protocol.

The day before, “Vector” registered a test system to determine antibodies to the new coronavirus. The new diagnostic tool will make it possible to retrospectively detect patients, study immunity, and evaluate the effectiveness of developed vaccines against COVID-19.