The most talked about and delicate todayDay theme is the spread of the 2019-nCoV virus epidemic. The rapid increase in the number of cases in densely populated areas of China has led to the need for emergency measures. Doctors around the world are actively involved in the development of a vaccine against a formidable disease that claimed the lives of more than one and a half hundred people.
A team of scientists from Hong Kong announced a possiblecreating a medicine with which you can stop the "Chinese" coronavirus. The main obstacle to the release of the drug is the bureaucratic procedure for testing and testing the drug before it begins distribution and industrial production.
When developing the drug, it was basedan existing vaccine enhanced with coronavirus antigens. A nasal spray previously developed in Hong Kong was used. The use of the newly created drug, according to the developers, will not only stop the spread of the 2019-nCoV virus, but also fight several types of flu.
However, now the developers have appearedobstacles in the form of various regulatory requirements for testing new drugs. Tests on animals and clinical trials on humans are required, which will require considerable time, according to experts - about a year.
Meanwhile, the 2019-nCoV virus is currentlyactively continues to spread despite the measures taken. Currently, 7783 cases of the disease have been recorded, 170 people have died, and only 133 patients have been cured. Until February 7, Russia closes checkpoints with China located in the Khabarovsk Territory and the Jewish Autonomous Region. The development of the epidemic of the “Chinese” coronavirus can be observed on a special site with an interactive map.
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