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Nicaragua is negotiating with Russia on the production of a vaccine from COVID-19

The government of Nicaragua confirmed on Monday that talks with Russia on the possible production of a vaccine against coronavirus at the plant Mechnikov in the Central American country.

The vaccine can be produced in the Latin American Mechnikov Institute of biotechnology, which is a subsidiary of the Saint-Petersburg research Institute of vaccines and sera.

According to Rospotrebnadzor, in Russia developed 26 variants of vaccines against coronavirus in 17 scientific organizations. One vaccine was clinically tested on human volunteers and scientific center of Virology "Vector" on your production area is developing a vaccine for six different technology platforms.

Center "Vector" received, on 24 July the permission to conduct clinical trials of the vaccine.

Earlier, the Minister of health of Russia Mikhail Murashko said that clinical trials of vaccines against coronavirus infection, developed by the center Gamalei, already completed, and is now preparing documents for its registration.

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