Tunisia develops a vaccine against Corona by “DNA vaccination”

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Coinciding with the return of the rise in the number of injuries, and high figures were recorded

Yesterday, Wednesday, the health authorities in Tunisia announced the start of developing a vaccine against the emerging corona virus, coinciding with the return of the high number of infections, since the decision to open the borders in the country.

Al-Hashimi, the minister, director of the Pasteur Institute of Government, said: “There is a team working to develop a vaccine against Corona, and it is still in the preclinical stages.”

The minister added in a press conference: “The team has previous experience in developing a vaccine against rabies using DNA vaccination technology, and we will use the same technology.”

There is no vaccine in the world ready for marketing yet; However, 168 vaccine projects in the world are in various stages of development; According to the World Health Organization.

According to “Sky News,” the minister added: “We are making an effort with limited capabilities and trying to reach results.”

In parallel, and since the decision to open the borders on June 27 with the start of the tourism season, Tunisia has recorded a remarkable increase in the number of HIV infections, exceeding 100 per day during the last two weeks.

On Tuesday, the Tunisian health authorities counted 129 new infections, bringing the toll since March to 2,314, and 57 of them died.

Accordingly, the Tunisian government decided that masks should be placed in public places, especially in transportation and administrations, and it also imposed negative analyzes of the virus for every traveler entering the country, regardless of the classification of the country coming from him.

Tunisia is still facing the economic and social repercussions of the closure period it imposed during the first wave of the new Corona virus, and the unemployment rate during the second quarter reached 18%, and economic growth declined by 21.6%, according to “France Press” quoted by the National Institute of Statistics.

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Tunisia develops a vaccine against Corona by “DNA vaccination”

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Yesterday, Wednesday, the health authorities in Tunisia announced the start of developing a vaccine against the emerging corona virus, coinciding with the return of the high number of infections, since the decision to open the borders in the country.

Al-Hashimi, the minister, director of the Pasteur Institute of Government, said: “There is a team working to develop a vaccine against Corona, and it is still in the preclinical stages.”

The minister added in a press conference: “The team has previous experience in developing a vaccine against rabies using DNA vaccination technology, and we will use the same technology.”

There is no vaccine in the world ready for marketing yet; However, 168 vaccine projects in the world are in various stages of development; According to the World Health Organization.

According to “Sky News,” the minister added: “We are making an effort with limited capabilities and trying to reach results.”

In parallel, and since the decision to open the borders on June 27 with the start of the tourism season, Tunisia has recorded a remarkable increase in the number of HIV infections, exceeding 100 per day during the last two weeks.

On Tuesday, the Tunisian health authorities counted 129 new infections, bringing the toll since March to 2,314, and 57 of them died.

Accordingly, the Tunisian government decided that masks should be placed in public places, especially in transportation and administrations, and it also imposed negative analyzes of the virus for every traveler entering the country, regardless of the classification of the country coming from him.

Tunisia is still facing the economic and social repercussions of the lockdown period it imposed during the first wave of the new Corona virus, and the unemployment rate during the second quarter reached 18%, and economic growth declined by 21.6%, according to “France Press” quoted by the National Institute of Statistics.

20 August 2020 – 1 Muharram 1442

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Coinciding with the return of the rise in the number of injuries, and high figures were recorded

Yesterday, Wednesday, the health authorities in Tunisia announced the start of developing a vaccine against the emerging corona virus, coinciding with the return of the high number of infections, since the decision to open the borders in the country.

Al-Hashimi, the minister, director of the Pasteur Institute of Government, said: “There is a team working to develop a vaccine against Corona, and it is still in the preclinical stages.”

The minister added in a press conference: “The team has previous experience in developing a vaccine against rabies using DNA vaccination technology, and we will use the same technology.”

There is no vaccine in the world ready for marketing yet; However, 168 vaccine projects in the world are in various stages of development; According to the World Health Organization.

According to “Sky News,” the minister added: “We are making an effort with limited capabilities and trying to reach results.”

In parallel, and since the decision to open the borders on June 27 with the start of the tourism season, Tunisia has recorded a remarkable increase in the number of HIV infections, exceeding 100 per day during the last two weeks.

On Tuesday, the Tunisian health authorities counted 129 new infections, bringing the toll since March to 2,314, and 57 of them died.

Accordingly, the Tunisian government decided that masks should be placed in public places, especially in transportation and administrations, and it also imposed negative analyzes of the virus for every traveler entering the country, regardless of the classification of the country coming from him.

Tunisia is still facing the economic and social repercussions of the closure period it imposed during the first wave of the new Corona virus, and the unemployment rate during the second quarter reached 18%, and economic growth declined by 21.6%, according to “France Press” quoted by the National Institute of Statistics.





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