The second Russian COVID-19 vaccine that was developed in St. Petersburg has proved harmless and efficient.
The vaccine made by St. Petersburg center Vector has led to no side effects during the clinical tests, a spokesperson for the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing (Rospotrebnadzor) told Saint-Petersburg TV Channel.
According to Rospotrebnadzor, the vaccine called EpiVacCorona is safe, it develops immune resistance in the organism using artificially synthesized peptides without a live virus.
The clinical testing of the St. Petersburg-made COVID-19 vaccine were completed on September 8. All the 100 volunteers that tested the vaccine developed immunity against COVID-19 and were allowed to leave hospitals.
Photo and video: St. Petersburg TV channel