The world health organization (who) wanted to check the data on the Russian tests of a vaccine against coronavirus. The organization publishes RBC.
Who is going to analyze the information about the trials of the drug, to ensure that vaccine research was conducted in accordance with established procedures. It is necessary to evaluate the safety and efficacy of medicines.
It is noted that the organization welcomes “all the achievements in the field of research and development of” drugs from the infection. The who also maintains contacts with Russian scientists.
On August 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the registration of the first vaccine against a coronavirus, saying that Russia was the first country that registered the drug. The President stressed that the vaccine has passed all necessary checks. Minister of health Michael Murashko said that the drug has shown safety and high efficiency.
Pharmaceutical companies were urged to postpone the registration of the vaccine, as the quality of the product is unknown. The health Ministry said that the reason to postpone the registration is not, as studies of the vaccine conducted in compliance with international standards.
The total number of people infected with coronavirus in the world by the morning of 12 August exceeded 20.2 million people. The pandemic has covered 188 countries. In Russia in recent days revealed 4945 patients.