Health experts are developing 20 vaccines to tackle the deadly coronavirus, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) official in Russia.
Concise News reports that the WHO representative in President Vladimir Putin’s country, Melita Vujnovic, made this known on Friday, adding that the agency had received certification requests for 40 coronavirus tests.
“As of this moment, the WHO has received 40 requests to consider and approve diagnostics tests, 20 vaccines are being developed, and many medicines are in clinical trials. We are expecting first results in several weeks,’’ she said in an interview with Sputnik.
She also said that Russia was taking significant measures to test for coronavirus and monitor all contacts of the infected to prevent the spread of the disease.
The WHO official added that countries should isolate, test, treat and monitor all COVID-19 cases to successfully fight the epidemic.
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