Coronavirus vaccine made for the first in Turkey. Turkish Health Minister said about the human test of the Turkish made Coronavirus vaccine: The human test of the first native Coronavirus vaccine began on Thursday in Turkey.
Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca told after visiting the victims of the Izmir earthquake at the Aegean University Hospital: We visited the tent camp in Izmir and assessed the health situation in these areas, especially the measures are taken about the Coronavirus.
Coronavirus affected the whole world, the Turkish Health Minister said in connection with the human test of the Turkish-made Coronavirus vaccine: The human test of the first native Coronavirus vaccine started today in Turkey. A volunteer was injected with the first dose and 43 others, who are between the ages of 18 and 55 and have not been infected with the virus, will follow.
A Turkish university administrated the first dose of a vaccine candidate for the novel Coronavirus, namely ERUCOV-VAC, to a human volunteer Thursday. "Application on humans that we call Phase 1 has started at Erciyes University. I guess it will be completed in 5 to 6 weeks," said Turkish Health Minister
Phase 1 of the native vaccine, which will be administered to the volunteers twice with an interval of 3 weeks, is planned to be completed on January 05, 2021.
If the Phase 1 study of the ERUCOV-VAC inactive candidate vaccine is completed, Phase 2 studies will begin in January 2021. "