Coronavirus Vaccine Statement from WHO

The World Health Organization reported that the new type of corona virus vaccine will be ready in December or early 2021 to be submitted to regulators for approval.


Coronavirus vaccine statement from WHO


World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus held a video conference meeting with WHO epidemic experts at WHO's headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

AA correspondent, Turkey, the US, Russia, China, and Britain 'until a new type of corona-virus (Covid-19) vaccine questions about the latest situation on the study, scientists from the WHO delegation Chief Specialist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan and WHO Deputy Director-General Dr. Mariangela Simao answered.

Stating that they closely follow the vaccine studies in the world, Swaminathan said, "It is really encouraging to see the progress in clinical trials all over the world. As you know, we currently have about 40 vaccine candidates at some stages of clinical trials and 10 of them are in the final phase of PHASE-3 trials. last stage vaccines) will inform us of both the efficacy and safety of vaccines. " said.

Dr. Swaminathan reported that the Covid-19 vaccine will be available in December or early 2021 for regulators' approval.

Scientist Swaminathan pointed out that having many candidates for Covid-19 increases the chance of finding an effective and safe Covid-19 vaccine.

WHO Deputy Director-General and Drugs and Health Products Officer Dr. Simao said, "This vaccine will need to be licensed in the country where the trial was made, in the country where it was tested." said.

Stating that WHO is working very closely with national regulatory authorities for the Covid-19 vaccine, Simao noted that many steps should be taken for a widespread vaccination after the FAZ-3 trials are actually terminated.


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