Clinical trials of a COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 6-11 will begin soon. This is reported TASS with reference to the director of the Gamaleya Center Alexander Ginbtsurg.
The scientist told the agency that he signed the relevant documents with companies that will conduct research. “They are about to start, we can wait in the near future,” Gunzburg added.
Previously reportedthat the Sputnik M vaccine for schoolchildren aged 12-17 is ready, and the immunization of children will start next week. The Ministry of Health emphasized that the start of the campaign depends on the regions that have begun preparations.
In St. Petersburg, for example, the vaccine is planned to be received within the next ten days. In the city on the Neva and Moscow, parents of schoolchildren are called up – an appointment is being made for vaccination. True, this work has been going on for several months – in the framework of clinical trials of a children’s vaccine.