Posted: 15.03.2023 11:43:00

Pinevich: first pilot sample of Belarusian vaccine against COVID-19 to be received in April

Belarus’ Healthcare Minister Dmitry Pinevich noted during the ministry’s final board that the first pilot sample of the Belarusian vaccine against COVID-19 is planned to be received in April, BelTA reports

According to Dmitry Pinevich, in April, specialists should present the first pilot sample of the domestically-produced vaccine, which will then go to preclinical and clinical trials. All work is being done to ensure that the vaccine is registered by late 2023.

The project to organise the production of a domestic vaccine against COVID-19 is being implemented at the premises of BelVitunipharm JSC. The development of a domestic vaccine is carried out by organisations subordinate to the Healthcare Ministry and the National Academy of Sciences.