Ministry of health: the First volunteers vaccinated from COVID-19 tomorrow

Clinical trials are two forms of the vaccine (liquid and lyophilized) against the new coronavirus COVID-19 will be conducted in two medical institutions in Moscow, and the first volunteers vaccinated tomorrow, June 18. This is stated in the message of Ministry of health of the Russian Federation.

the Vaccine is in the form of a solution for intramuscular injection will be tested at the military hospital named after Burdenko and in the form of powder for preparation of solution for intramuscular injection in Sechenovskiy University. The tests will involve two groups of volunteers for 38 people each.

Permission to conduct clinical trials of a vaccine developed by the NRC of epidemiology and Microbiology them. Gamalei, Ministry of health, issued on June 16. Because clinical studies directly during a pandemic is a unique case, unprecedented measures, said the Ministry of health. Thus, potential study participants who will only be screened, two weeks were in a sanatorium for observation.

After vaccination, volunteers will spend 28 days in isolation in hospital. Doctors will monitor their health, take blood tests, including to assess the immunogenicity of the vaccine, track the lack of adverse reactions to the vaccine. They will also be on various parameters to monitor the formation of the immune response of the body. After discharge from hospital doctors within six months will monitor the health of volunteers.

Stories about how you tried to get help from the Russian state in terms of coronaries and what came of it, email it to