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Sri Lanka will need Russia's help in getting the vaccine COVID-19

Sri Lanka will need help Russia in obtaining access to the vaccine against the coronavirus, which is currently being developed in Moscow, said RIA Novosti, the country's Ambassador in Russia, Professor of Megachallenge Courage of Lamanca.

Clinical trials of the vaccine created by NIC and the Ministry of defense, the first group of 18 volunteers began June 18 in the Burdenko hospital. Planned to be completed by the end of July. Parallel testing of vaccines used in the civilian Sechenovskiy University.

Also Lamanca said the Russian approach to solving the problem of the coronavirus in the country.

"As a medical professional, I can say that Russia has taken several important steps to curb the pandemic COVID-19, and as a result, mortality - and very importantly - your country is very low. This is a remarkable achievement and I know how hard medical staff work in such difficult conditions to achieve impressive results," added Lamanca.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 9.8 million cases, more than 495 thousand people died.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.Russia