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Russia Completes Early Trials Of Second Potential COVID-19 Vaccine - Ifax

Russia Completes Early Trials Of Second Potential COVID-19 Vaccine - Ifax

Siberia's Vector virology institute on Tuesday completed earlystage human trials, known as Phase II, of a second potential Russian vaccine against COVID19, the state consumer safety watchdog was cited by the Interfax news agency as saying.

MOSCOW: Siberia’s Vector virology institute on Tuesday completed early-stage human trials, known as Phase II, of a second potential Russian vaccine against COVID-19, the state consumer safety watchdog was cited by the Interfax news agency as saying.

Russia registered its first vaccine candidate, developed by Moscow’s Gamaleya Institute, in August after completing early-stage human trials.

“Today… the final group of 20 volunteers was released from hospital,” watchdog Rospotrebnadzor said in a statement.

“All 100 volunteers were vaccinated with two doses and have completed a 23-day monitoring period in hospital. The volunteers are feeling good.”

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  • First Published: September 8, 2020, 4:06 PM IST
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