VN tests COVID-19 vaccine on mice
17:16 | 03/05/2020
VGP - The Company for Vaccine and Biological Production No.1 (VABIOTECH) said it has tested COVID-19 vaccine on mice before further evaluation.

Dr. Do Tuan Dat, VABIOTECH President said the vaccine has been developed in collaboration with with scientists from the UK Bristol University since the very first COVID-19 infection case was confirmed in Viet Nam.

The company’s scientists successfully grew the COVID-19 antigen in the lab, which is the most important ingredient in vaccine production, Dat said.

Next week, the blood samples on the animal will be sent to the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology for further evaluation, he added.

The vaccine will be further tested on animals to further evaluate the safety and immunization./.

By Quang Minh

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