Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinopharm reported that the coronavirus vaccine (COVID-19) may appear earlier than planned by the end of 2020.
The head of the company, Liu Jingzhen, said that they plan to complete human testing within three months, reports Investing.
Sinopharm noted that about 15,000 people took part in the third stage of the vaccine trial in the United Arab Emirates.
We add that in China, the vaccine is also being developed by CanSino Biologics Inc and the Chinese military research division. At the moment, they are also looking for opportunities to test their vaccines outside the country.
Earlier, we wrote about the start of human trials of the coronavirus vaccine in Oxford. Germany is also beginning to test the COVID-19 vaccine in humans. In the US, human trials of the vaccine began in March.
Recall that on January 30, who recognized the coronavirus as a global problem. Later, the EU authorities launched the innovative Horizon 2020 program for the study of coronavirus.
It is impossible to stop the COVID-19 coronavirus in the European Union, as stated by the head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen.