US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said a vaccine against the deadly coronavirus could be three or four weeks away.
A new experimental COVID-19 vaccine originating from the University of Oxford has begun human trials in Australia in partnership with the Serum Institute of India.
Senior Iranian and Russian officials have weighed plans for joint production of a vaccine for the novel coronavirus.
President Hassan Rouhani called on the country’s Health Ministry to make all the arrangements necessary for the purchase of vaccines so far developed by other countries.
WHO says a vaccine will be a “vital tool” in the global fight against the coronavirus, but it won’t end the COVID-19 pandemic on its own
The third (post-registration) stage of the research on the coronavirus vaccine developed by the Russian Health Ministry’s N. F. Gamaleya Federal Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology may begin in 7-10 days.
Russia has produced the first batch of its new vaccine for COVID-19, Interfax quoted the Health Ministry as saying on Saturday.
Russians will hopefully get full access to the novel coronavirus vaccine developed by the center in about 9-12 months.
The Philippines plans to launch clinical trials for a Russian coronavirus vaccine in October, with President Rodrigo Duterte expected to be inoculated as early as May next year.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the promising steps that local scientists have taken in recent months in producing a vaccine for the novel coronavirus.