Russian scientists have developed a droplet prototype of a coronavirus vaccine. Reported by RIA News with reference to the head of the laboratory of immunochemistry of the Nizhny Novgorod Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology Viktor Novikov.
According to him, this vaccine differs in that it is mucosal and can be used by children and the elderly. The press service of the government of the Nizhny Novgorod region said that scientists from the Nizhny Novgorod Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology named after Blokhina and Nizhny Novgorod University also created prototypes of vaccines against norovirus, rotavirus and HIV infection.
Earlier it was reported that the Ministry of Health received documents from the Chumakov Center for the registration of another Russian vaccine against coronavirus. According to the head of the department, Mikhail Murashko, three vaccines created using different technologies will be available in Russia. This, Murashko believes, will be a major contribution to the victory over the pandemic.