German laboratories test Ukrainian drugs against COVID-19 – Ambassador Melnik
German laboratories are testing Ukrainian drugs that can be used to treat coronavirus infection.
It was in an interview with Radio Liberty, the Ukrainian ambassador to Germany Andriy Melnyk.
“We really have very good experience. It is in German laboratories that certain household drugs are tested and can be used to treat coronavirus,” said the ambassador.
According to him, very active work is being done in this direction.
“And I hope there will be joint initiatives in the development of the vaccine, so we are trying to put our research institutes of the Academy of Sciences with leading centers working in Germany,” added Melnik.
See also: A laboratory for the development of immunobiological preparations could appear in Ukraine
According to Ukrinform, German Health Minister Jens Spahn said that the development of a coronavirus vaccine could take more than a year and that failures were not excluded in this process.
Earlier, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that creating a vaccine against coronavirus infection is a task for the whole world, and Germany is ready to participate in it with both the capabilities of its laboratories and with money.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru