"The difference with other vaccine trials is the whole world is not watching them", he said Thursday.
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Those interested can starting from Sunday visit a special website to apply for the clinical trials of the vaccine, a ministry statement said, with the website listing all the conditions that must be met first.
A national committee was formed to oversee this clinical research, she added, and confirmed that the Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines (VACSERA) is ready to produce the vaccine as soon as its effectiveness is proven.
CEO Kirill Dmitriev on Saturday said that temporary suspension of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine candidate trials clearly showed the "fallacy of the approach" when countries "exclusively rely on novel and untested platforms" while choosing a vaccine for widespread use.
On September 6, AstraZeneca announced that the standard review process in its ongoing trials of the vaccine candidate triggered a "voluntary pause to vaccination" across "all" global sites so that independent committees and worldwide regulators could review safety data related to the vaccine.
Shares in AstraZeneca fell on Wednesday after the trial halt raised doubts about the timeline for the vaccine's rollout.
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The pharma giant also stated that it had "voluntarily paused" the trial.
Johnson & Johnson plans to start this month a late-stage study of its vaccine in up to 60,000 people in several countries including the U.S.
AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford, as the trial sponsor, on Saturday said that they can not disclose further medical information but confirmed that independent investigations concluded that the trials were safe to restart.
"So it's very important to understand what the side effect profile is and therefore reassure yourselves that actually this was a one off, it was nothing to do with the vaccine or if it is something to do with the vaccine, try to understand why that's happened".
Temporary holds on large medical studies are not uncommon, and looking into any unexpected reactions is a mandatory part of safety testing. Sauerit said the whole world is considering trying this vaccine, so it's so much discussed.
Pharmaceutical company Astra Zeneca said on Saturday it would continue its experiment to develop a coronavirus vaccine after the company received permission from the British authorities to do so.
"On the other hand they might be because vaccines provoke an immune response and in some people there may well be onward domino effects within the immune system and this can culminate in off target effects and that's why it needs investigating".