Breaking: Great Hope As Russia Completes First Human Trial of Covid-19 Vaccine | CABLE REPORTERS

Russia has become the first country to have completed clinical trials of a Covid-19 vaccine candidate, after Sechenov University said that it had concluded its study.

The nation has successfully completed human trials of the vaccine, with Elena Smolyarchuk from the Russian Center for Clinical Research on Medications at Sechenow University, saying that test patients are set to be discharged soon: "The research has been completed and it proved that the vaccine is safe. The volunteers will be discharged on July 15 and July 20.".

Forbes reports that there is no indication as to when the vaccine will enter commercial production, but nevertheless, this bodes well for the global fight against the virus. Over 21 vaccines are currently under trial worldwide, according to the World Health Organisation.


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