The country where the coronavirus has appeared is starting to test an “effective” vaccine on human beings, the Defense Ministry said in Beijing on Wednesday. It is developed under the direction of epidemiologist Chen Wei.

The country where the coronavirus has appeared is starting to test an “effective” vaccine on human beings, the Defense Ministry said in Beijing on Wednesday. It is developed under the direction of epidemiologist Chen Wei.

(.) – It is a ray of hope in the ambient doldrums. In the race against the clock that started against covid-19, the vaccine was approved after initial tests. It can now be tested on humans. The Defense Ministry describes it as “safe and effective,” and said that “preparations for its mass production are underway,” reports the Spanish press agency Europa Press.

Already in February, the Chinese authorities had indicated that they thought they could test a vaccine by April on human beings. Several countries are working on developing such a vaccine. However, this could only be available in several months for patients.

Many scientists, academic institutions and companies hope to be the first to find an effective drug. In China alone, at least nine possible vaccines are under development.

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