Second Group of Russian Vaccine Volunteers Feel Fine on Eve of Discharge


2020-07-19 15:01:16



MOSCOW: According to Sputnik-A second group of volunteers engaged in the clinical trials of Russia's COVID-19 vaccine at Moscow's Sechenov University feel fine on the eve of discharge, Vadim Tarasov, director of the university's Institute for Translational Medicine and Biotechnology, told Sputnik, noting that the first group are also OK.

"Yes, everything is all right, everyone wants to go home as soon as possible," he said, confirming that the second group will be discharged from hospital on Monday.

When asked about whether the first group of volunteers, who had been discharged on July 15, had any health complaints, Tarasov replied: "None. Everything is OK with them." The first stage of trials at Sechenov University finished last week.