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Ebola Virus Vaccine Passed First Stage of Clinical Trials in Novosibirsk
June 13, 2016 19:53

According to the Acting CEO of the Vector center, which has developed the vaccine, the center is preparing for certification of the drug applicable for fighting a number of infections.
The Novosibirsk Virology and Biotechnology State Center "Vector" has developed a vaccine against the disease caused by Ebola virus. The vaccine has successfully passed the first stage of clinical trials. The Vector's acting CEO Valery Mikheyev reported to journalists about it at the 4th International Forum of Technological Development.
"The first stage of clinical trials has been passed. Now the vaccine has been submitted for approval to the Ministry of Health Care of the Russian Federation. We are expecting the second stage", - Mr. Mikheyev said.
Valery Mikheyev also pointed out that Vector had carried out clinical trials of the drug Ridostin-Pro and is presently preparing it for certification. It is an immunomodulator capable of fighting numerous infectious diseases, including flu.
According to data of the World Health Organization, the number of victims of the Ebola virus outbreak recorded in the countries of the Western Africa in 2014-2015 exceeded 28 thousand people. Most of the fatal cases happened in three countries, namely Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. According to WHO, it was the largest outbreak of Ebola over the entire history of mankind.
The virology and biotechnology center Vector founded in 1974 is one of the world's largest establishments of the kind. Now it is engaged in development of diagnostic aids and treatment of infectious diseases. In particular, the researchers are developing swine flu, HIV and Ebola vaccines.



Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Ebola Vaccination Russian Medicine Virusology  

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