China Aiming for clinical development in April for vaccine development of new virus February 21 15:28
The Chinese government has said it will begin clinical trials for vaccine development for the new coronavirus as early as late April. This was revealed by a department in charge of the Chinese government at a press conference on February 21.
According to this, several research institutions in Japan are working on the development of a new coronavirus vaccine in parallel, and some are already in the animal experiment stage.
As soon as possible, clinical trials of some vaccines can be started from late April to May, and they may be used urgently under certain conditions.
On the other hand, at a conference on the 21st, a clinical trial was conducted on 135 patients with the antimalarial drug chloroquine phosphate, and it was found that treatment was effective for all patients, including 5 severely ill patients. Revealed.
The Chinese government has also said that treatment of severely ill patients with plasma from cured patients is effective, but more than 200 people have received plasma from more than 100 people so far. He said that the patient was ready to be treated, and is calling for further provision for patients who have already been discharged.