Zhong Nanshan, chief virologist in China, said that his country, in cooperation with Russia, is planning to conduct joint tests for vaccines against the emerging corona virus infection.
The Chinese academic added, in a speech he delivered at the China-Russia Medical Conference on Combating COVID-19, that the development of vaccines in Russia is proceeding at a very high rate.
According to him, Russia has managed to keep the death rate in the country due to the disease at low levels.
He said, “In this regard, the Russian experience deserves to be studied.”
The conference was held in Guangdong Province in southern China, and the talks focused mainly on exchanging experiences in facing the emerging corona virus, and deepening Russian-Chinese cooperation in combating the epidemic.