Russia Launches Production of First Coronavirus Vaccine for Animals

Health | April 30, 2021, Friday // 15:45|  views

The Russian agricultural watchdog’s research institute has launched the production of a coronavirus vaccine for animals, named Carnivac-Cov, advisor to the watchdog's chief Yulia Melano told TASS.

According to her, the watchdog's "Federal Center for Animal Health Protection" has produced the first batch of the Carnivac-Cov vaccine designed to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus among animals, which consists of 17,000 doses."

"The vaccine batch has been booked and will soon be dispatched to a number of Russian cities and regions," she pointed out. "As of now, up to three mln doses can be produced monthly. In the future, if orders come in, it will be possible to increase the amount to five mln," Melano said.


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