About this writes kp.ru.

The specialist noted that the preclinical phase of the animal study should first go through, which usually takes several months.

“After the success of this phase, after obtaining permission, the phase of clinical trials begins. These are three stages. Plus at least 12 more months. In total, about a year and a half takes a normal study to assess the efficacy and safety of vaccine use, ”said Georgy Vikulov.

It is noted that at present, Russian scientists are at the stage of clinical trials, and the preliminary preclinical phase has already been partially completed.

Previously, the virologist Viktor Zuev, chief research fellow at the N.F. Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology Gamalei, in an interview with Nation News, commented on the forecast for the end of the coronavirus epidemic in Russia.