Russia hopes to enter last phase of COVID-19 vaccine testing next month

13 July 2020, 7:38 PM
A Russian vaccine against COVID-19 could be ready for its final stage of testing as early as August, according to the head of the centre carrying out the trials. Russia's Sechenov University says the first trials are over and the vaccine has been shown to be safe. But more tests are needed before it can be put to use. 
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