5/11/2020, 8:04 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials on humans in July - Abe

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe revealed on Monday the country's plan to develop the COVID-19 vaccine outlines clinical trials on humans could begin in July.

Multiple pharmaceutical companies have already begun tests of experimental vaccines to find a permanent treatment for the novel coronavirus, including Moderna and Pfizer, both based in the United States.

While the Asian country is preparing to lift the state of emergency, its Health Ministry approved Gilead Sciences' drug remdesivir for use against the disease.

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