Russia aims to approve COVID-19 in a few weeks, although the country has not yet published data on its vaccine tests, CNN reported Tuesday.
Russian officials said they expect to receive the vaccine, which was developed by the Moscow Gamalay Institute on August 10. Or earlier, the creation. Once officials confirm that they will be used for public purposes, the vaccine will be given to direct healthcare professionals.
Kirill Dmitryev, head of Russia’s independent property fund, called the expansion “Sputnik̵7;s moment” when the Soviet Union launched the world’s first satellite.
“The Americans were surprised to hear Sputnik beep. Same with this vaccine. Russia will get there first,” he said, citing CNN.
The store noted that it could not verify the safety or effectiveness of the Russian vaccine without data from its studies.
Russia has said it intends to publish its data for peer review and in early August, although critics predict the country is in a hurry to develop vaccines to keep pace with other global powers.
Russian officials defend the pace of development, citing the pandemic and Russia’s growing number of COVID-19 cases.
Based on. According to data, more than 822,000 cases and at least 13,483 deaths have been confirmed in the country Johns Hopkins University.
According to CNN, patients should receive a second booster dose due to the Russian vaccine.
Dozens of developers have started testing vaccines around the world, launching large-scale trials in small quantities, including in the US and the UK. However, experts warned that time is running out and developers have not set deadlines for the preparation of vaccines.
The Russian vaccine has yet to complete a second phase of testing, which officials say they expect to complete by Aug. 3. The third phase of the studies will then run at the same time as the front-line healthcare workers are vaccinated. network.
The Ministry of Defense said Russian soldiers had already volunteered to test people.
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