Russia Registers World's First COVID-19 Vaccine for Animals


Russia has registered the world's first vaccine against COVID-19 for animals, Deputy Head of Rosselkhoznadzor Konstantin Savenkov said on March 31.

The sorbed inactivated vaccine Karnivak-Kov was developed by the Federal Animal Health Center subordinated to Rosselkhoznadzor. Now Rosselkhoznadzor continues to study the period of immunity development after introduction of the preparation. As of today it is not less than six months. According to Savenkov, mass production of the vaccine may start as early as April on the basis of the country's largest platform for the production of animal drugs at the Federal Center for Animal Health Protection.


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