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Belarus to use its COVID vaccine starting 2022 - expert

Belarus is likely to start using a homegrown coronavirus vaccine as soon as 2022, Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Vladimir Gusakov said on Saturday.

In an interview with the state-owned Belarus-1 TV, Gusakov explained that the "prototype of the vaccine" has been developed, adding that it now has to undergo preclinical and clinical testing.

"The issue of the production of our vaccine is being worked out by the Ministry of Health," but no large challenges are expected in the process, he concluded.

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