Russia to complete registration of second COVID-19 vaccine by 15 October

Russia to complete registration of second COVID-19 vaccine by 15 October
# 22 September 2020 12:57 (UTC +04:00)

The Russian Health Ministry will complete the registration of Vektor Centre's COVID-19 vaccine by 15 October, the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing, Rospotrebnadzor, said Tuesday, APA reports citing Sputnik.

The vaccine, dubbed EpiVacCorona, is expected to undergo clinical trials with 5,000 volunteers after it is registered, the health authority said, adding that it will be studied on volunteers aged over 60. 

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