Human trials of COVID-19 vaccines started in Turkey

By | October 3, 2020
Human trials of COVID-19 vaccines started in Turkey

The head of the republic expects the start of the production of his own vaccine and its application to people in the near future.
In Turkey testing of three vaccines from coronavirus of own production on people at once has begun. This is stated in the report of Health Minister Fahrettin Koji to the President of the Republic Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Anadolu agency reported on Saturday, October 3.

Thus, the minister informed that human trials of one of the drugs may be completed in a week, a maximum of ten days.

In turn, the Turkish leader noted that in the near future he expects the start of production of his own vaccine and its use on humans.

According to the latest data, 323,014 cases of COVID-19 infection were registered in the country, 283,868 of which ended in recovery, and 8384 in death. The country ranks 18th in the world by the number of infected people.

Earlier Turkish authorities allowed clinical trials on humans with one of two coronavirus vaccines, which were successfully tested on animals.