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Italy claims developing world’s first Coronavirus Vaccine: Report

During the coronavirus crisis, doctors and healthcare workers are giving absolutely everything in the world’s fight against the epidemic which has claimed more than two lakh lives globally. There are 3.66 million confirmed cases of coronavirus and 1.2 million people have recovered from the deadly outbreak.

Without even caring about their lives, doctors and healthcare workers are working all day without taking as rest to save people’s lives. There are absolutely no words to explain their dedication to work.

Besides doctors, health care workers, researchers around the world also deserve our praises as they are trying to determine smart and effective ways to detect COVID-19.

In good news, Italy has announced that it has developed a vaccine to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Yes, you read it right. Italy has claimed that the vaccine works on humans as reported by Arab News.

Credits: Times Now

According to the tests which were carried out at Rome’s infectious-disease Spallanzani Hospital, the coronavirus vaccine has antibodies generated in mice that work on human cells too, as reported by CNBC TV 18 reported.

“This is the most advanced stage of testing of a candidate vaccine created in Italy,” Luigi Aurisicchio, CEO of Takis, the firm developing the medication told Italian news agency ANSA in a report.

“Human tests are expected after this summer,” Aurisicchio was quoted as saying.

It has been learnt that Scientists have experimented with the vaccine on mice that had developed antibodies that contained the virus from infecting the cells.

“So far, the immunity generated by most of our five vaccine candidates has an effect on the virus. We expect better results after the second vaccination,” Dr Emanuele Marra from Takis was quoted in the CNBC TV 18 report.

Written by Sagar Abhinandan

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