Putin instructs government to submit report by April 30 on developing coronavirus vaccine

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28 April 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed the government to submit a report by April 30 on the plan of developing coronavirus vaccines, the Kremlin press office reported on Tuesday, APA reports quoting TASS.

This order is on the list of instructions issued by the president after his meeting with the medical community, the Kremlin press office said.

"The government shall submit a scheduled plan for developing vaccines to prevent the novel coronavirus infection and carrying out the state registration of these vaccines using the accelerated procedure and launching them into industrial production," the document reads.

April 30, 2020 is stipulated as the deadline for fulfilling the Russian president’s instruction.