The Minister of health of the Russian Federation Mikhail Murashko said that detailed information about clinical trials of the Russian vaccines against coronavirus infection COVID-19 under the name “Satellite V” will be published in the coming days.
“Clinical research will continue. Because colleagues are not very familiar with the issue that the vaccine released on the platform, which has already released six products, therefore, to speak out sometimes. By Monday we will try to release data on preclinical and clinical studies”, — quotes the Minister press service of the Ministry of health.
We will remind, on August 14 published the results of a survey of more than three thousand doctors, and found that most of them are not willing to be vaccinated newly registered drug “Satellite V”. The reason of distrust of the developers of the vaccine 66% of surveyed physicians cited a lack of sufficient data about its effectiveness, and 48% were confused by the fact that a drug has been in too short a time. Only 20% of respondents said that they would recommend vaccination to patients, colleagues or acquaintances.
The development of vaccines against coronavirus infection, scientists around the world engaged since February of 2020. At the same time experts from the National research centre of epidemiology and Microbiology named Gamalei said that their vaccine for the coronavirus will be ready in August. August 11, 2020 on the establishment of the world’s first vaccine against COVID-19 announced by President Vladimir Putin.
The new drug is administered in two injections with an interval of 21 days. Both injections contain modified adenoviruses, which normally cause colds, but also spinovogo protein gene of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 — it helps the virus to penetrate the cells of the body. The developers of the vaccine say that the drug is safe, although testing with large groups of people to spend more not in time, and the first groups of volunteers observed a variety of side effects, including headache and diarrhoea.
Earlier Murashko promised that vaccination against coronavirus infections in Russia is voluntary, and the Director of the Center of a name of Gamalei Alexander Ginzburg said the timing of its beginning.