Coronavirus: a vaccine under development in Russia

The Russian health services are working on the development of a vaccine against the coronavirus which appeared last month in China, announced Wednesday the director of control body Rospotrebnadzor, quoted by the Ria news agency.

«Yes, of course, vaccine development is underway. Whenever we have a mutation (of a virus), we immediately start to develop a vaccine.», Declared Anna Popova. “Developing a vaccine is a long and complicated process. A decision is made based on risks and needs, depending on the situation», Added Elena Iejlova, head of the epidemiological surveillance service of Rospotrebnadzor. “At present, we are relying on the recommendations of the World Health Organization», She added.