Turkey will register its first human vaccine trial for the novel coronavirus probably in two weeks, the country’s health minister said on Friday.
“The subjects will be given the first dose after being kept in quarantine for five days and undergoing all necessary examinations,” FahrettinKoca said at a news conference in the southern Adana province.
On the virus situation in Turkey, the minister urged people not to let down their guard and continue following COVID-19 safety rules.
He said the number of virus cases is dropping in all Turkish cities except Istanbul.
“We started widespread testing and antiviral drug administration at an early period. Since then, the number of cases has decreased every day, especially over the past two to three weeks,” Koca said. Read More