A Russian state laboratory’s vaccine for the novel coronavirus is undergoing its final testing phase and is expected to be registered next week, a senior health official said.
“Currently it is in the final testing phase, which is extremely important. We need to understand that the vaccine will be safe,” Deputy Health Minister Oleg Grinev said in comments carried by the Russian news agency Interfax.
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Another senior health official had said last month that the vaccine was expected to be mass-produced in September.