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Russia to avail resources of defence ministry to fight coronavirus: Putin


Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

13th Apr, 2020. 10:15 pm
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Vladimir Putin

Russia will avail the resources of defence ministry to combat coronavirus pandemic.

According to the details, President of Russia Vladimir Putin said on Monday (April 13) that situation is getting worse and Russia to avail the resources of Defence Ministry.

The sources said that Russian President Putin said while speaking at a meeting with senior officials broadcast on state television that the current situation was continuously changing and that the next few weeks would prove decisive in its battle to halt the infection.

Russia to block criticism over coronavirus measures

Earlier on April 8, The head of the Top Russian research center informed the president Vladimir Putin that experimental coronavirus vaccines will be tried on humans in June in his lab.

Head of the Vektor State Virology and Biotechnology Centre Rinat Maksyutov informed that the first phase of clinical trials of three vaccines will be carried out on 180 volunteers from June 29.

Rinat Maksyutov spoke to Putin and the heads of top research centers during a conference call meeting.

He said, “Groups of volunteers have already been formed,” “We have already received more than 300 applications.”

He also said that many prototype vaccines had been developed by the top-secret lab complex situated in Koltsovo outside the Siberian city of Novosibirsk.

He further informed that the experiments are currently being conducted on mice, rabbits, and other animals to examine the most effective by April 30.

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