Work on coronavirus vaccination started

Work on coronavirus vaccination started
Work on coronavirus vaccination started

According to the China Daily, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has started developing vaccines against the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), an official with the center said Sunday

“The CDC has isolated the virus and is currently identifying seed strain,” - said Xu Wenbo, Head of the National Institute for Viral Disease Control and Prevention under the CDC, adding that they are also screening drugs targeting pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus. They say the vaccine will be ready for testing in three months.

The number of coronavirus victims reached 56. The total number of infected is over 2000 people worldwide.

The virus has already passed the China border. The cases are registered in Thailand, Japan, South Korea, France, USA, Hong-Kong, Taiwan, Macao, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore.

A part of The Great Chinese Wall in Peking is closed. The movement of forty-six million people in 16 cities is restricted. China New Year activities and events are delayed. Cinema halls are closed.

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