“No one knows when the vaccine will be. It usually takes from a year to 18 months. We hope that thanks to unprecedented coordination this will happen faster, maybe faster than in a year, but who knows, ”TASS quoted him as saying.

He noted that the development of the vaccine is proceeding with “amazing speed”.

Earlier, the head of the department of infectious diseases of the RUDN University, Galina Kozhevnikova, gave a forecast on the timing of the development of the coronavirus vaccine.