In Ukraine there are no laboratories in which to work on a vaccine


The national Academy of Sciences and Academy of medical Sciences of Ukraine informed the government that it can undertake the development of a vaccine against coronavirus disease. In an interview with “Today,” which published on may 6, said the Deputy Minister of health, chief sanitary doctor of Ukraine Victor Liashko.

“Today, the development of vaccines in Ukraine is not” – admitted the official.

Laboratory base allows you to conduct research, he said.

“We’ll build a laboratory in the Institute of epidemiology, which will work for both practical studies are now being conducted for coronavirus diseases and for scientific research. This will allow us to connect science and practice. In the future we will be able to develop a certain diagnostic test system or to examine the effectiveness of treatment for certain drugs,” – said the Deputy Minister.

April 12, Lyashko said that the Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky willing to pay $1 million to the Ukrainian scientists who will invent a cure or a vaccine against coronavirus. Doctor of biological Sciences, acting member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Sergey Komisarenko noted that such studies will cost at least $100 million, in addition, in Ukraine there are no certified laboratories with the adequate level of protection.

Special medications from coronavirus infection COVID-19 does not exist now in this disease is only symptomatic treatment. The world health organization noted that several drugs can promote well-being and relief of symptoms COVID-19, but there is no evidence that any drug to prevent or treat the disease.

Who believe that the coronavirus would pose a serious threat, until they invent a vaccine.

In the world of work 119 projects of a vaccine against coronavirus, reported on 28 April, London school of hygiene and tropical medicine.