The expert told the participants vaccine from COVID-19

In the first phase of testing the vaccine COVID-19 involved a perfectly healthy military volunteers, said to RIA Novosti on Saturday, head of the laboratory of genomic engineering MIPT Pavel Volchkov.

Earlier, the volunteers who participate in clinical trials of the vaccine in the Main military clinical Burdenko hospital of the National research centre of epidemiology and Microbiology named Gamalei, said that do not feel any side effects from the vaccination.

"If all volunteers say that they have no side effects, including pain from the injection, local inflammation, fever, then most likely, they had no natural adenoviral infections. In the first stage, when the vaccine is tested for toxicity and side effects, need to perfectly healthy people," said Voltchkov.

The expert noted, if you inject such a vaccine people recover from adenovirus infections, which made this vaccine, you can provoke an immune response which is accompanied, in particular, an increase in temperature.

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