China allows clinical tests of first vaccine against COVID-19

17 March, 17:25 Share on social media:

The Chinese government has allowed clinical tests of the first vaccine against the novel coronavirus. 

According to China's Central Television, yesterday at 20:18 o'clock local time, a group of researches led by academician Chen Weyin received the permission for clinical tests. According to the latest information, 81, 117 people have been infected with the coronavirus, and 3, 231 people have died of the coronavirus in China. 

In accordance with the information of the State Health Committee of China, throughout 24 hours, 21 people have been infected, and 13 people have died of the coronavirus in the country. 12 death cases happened in Hubei province which is the epicenter of the virus. So far, 68, 679 people have recovered from the coronavirus, and 2, 830 people are in a critical condition.