The Corona-pandemic keeps the world in suspense: More than 14 million people have been infected with the novel Coronavirus, 202.442 of them in Germany. The United States reported almost daily new record numbers.
The pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca plans to bring to the end of the year, a Coronavirus vaccine on the market. This is the world "to Selbstkostenpreis" be available, such as the head of the company, Pascal Soriot, said on Tuesday the French radio station RTL. A unit is to be sold for 2,50 euros. "Our goal is to machen" the vaccine available to all people;, Soriot said.
The companies hope to produce by the end of the year, a vaccine. "Maybe a little earlier, if all is well geht", added Soriot.
On Monday, a study in the journal " had;The Lancet" great hopes in the jointly by AstraZeneca and the UK’s University of Oxford-developed vaccine aroused. The substance proved to be in the first two test series than for the subjects of the well-tolerated, and resulted in the formation of antibodies and immunity against lung disease Covid-19.
The results of a third test phase are expected in the autumn. This is successful, can be produced in the fabric after mass and be administered.
Meanwhile, a Chinese vaccine manufacturer began on Tuesday with the third Phase of testing of the drug in Brazil. According to the information of a doctor in a hospital in Sao Paolo, the first volunteers received the vaccine, whose efficacy has been demonstrated in the first two phases, as "Lancet" reported.
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