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Israeli scientists say they are only WEEKS away from developing a vaccine to beat the corona virus

Scientists in Israel say they are just weeks away from the development of an oral vaccine that will defeat the corona virus.

Officials in the country expect that the drug will be available within 90 days after it has completed the necessary tests.

Minister of Science and Technology Ofir Akunis said: ‘Congratulations to MIGAL [The Galilee Research Institute] on this exciting breakthrough.

“I am confident that there will be further rapid progress, allowing us to provide a necessary response to the serious global COVID-19 threat.”

Scientists from MIGAL have confirmed that they have been working on a vaccine against infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) that occurs in poultry.

It has been tested at the Veterinary Institute, which is claimed to have been effective.

An Israeli scientist works in a laboratory at the MIGAL Research Institute. Scientists say they are only a few weeks away from the development of an oral vaccine that will defeat the corona virus

An Israeli scientist works in a laboratory at the MIGAL Research Institute. Scientists say they are only a few weeks away from the development of an oral vaccine that will defeat the corona virus

The virus has now infected more than 82,000 people worldwide and is a source of concern for governments about its rapid spread outside the epicenter of China

The virus has now infected more than 82,000 people worldwide and is a source of concern for governments about its rapid spread outside the epicenter of China

The virus has now infected more than 82,000 people worldwide and is a source of concern for governments about its rapid spread outside the epicenter of China

Dr. Chen Katz, leader of the MIGAL biotechnology group, said: “Our basic concept was to develop the technology and not specifically a vaccine for this type of virus.”

According to researchers, the oral vaccination led to a high level of specific anti-IBV antibodies.

MIGAL scientists say that if they “can adjust the system” from the coronavirus for poultry to the human they have “in a few weeks, if it all works, we will have a vaccine to prevent coronavirus.”

Dr. Katz added: ‘All we have to do is adjust the system to the new range.

‘We are in the middle of this process and hopefully we will have the vaccine in hand within a few weeks. Yes, if it all works, we would have a vaccine in a few weeks to prevent the corona virus. “

MIGAL CEO David Zigdon said: “Given the urgent need for a human coronavirus vaccine worldwide, we are doing everything we can to accelerate development.

“We are currently engaged in intensive discussions with potential partners who can help accelerate the human testing phase and accelerate the completion of the development of end products and regulatory activities.”

Officials said 33 people were positive for the virus in California from Thursday, a day after the first case of unknown origin was announced in the US and the CDC was blamed for not having tested the individual for four days.

There are now 60 known cases of the virus in the United States.

And the virus has now infected more than 82,000 people worldwide and is troubling governments with the rapid spread outside the epicenter of China.

A man wears a face mask while pushing his shopping cart in Alhambra, California. Officials said 33 people had been tested positive for the virus in California from Thursday, a day after the first case of unknown origin was announced in the US and the CDC was blamed for not having tested the individual for four days

A man wears a face mask while pushing his shopping cart in Alhambra, California. Officials said 33 people had been tested positive for the virus in California from Thursday, a day after the first case of unknown origin was announced in the US and the CDC was blamed for not having tested the individual for four days

A man wears a face mask while pushing his shopping cart in Alhambra, California. Officials said 33 people had been tested positive for the virus in California from Thursday, a day after the first case of unknown origin was announced in the US and the CDC was blamed for not having tested the individual for four days

A woman is wearing a face mask in Monterey Park, California. There are now 60 known cases of the virus in the United States. And the virus has now infected more than 82,000 people worldwide and is troubling governments with the rapid spread outside the epicenter of China

A woman is wearing a face mask in Monterey Park, California. There are now 60 known cases of the virus in the United States. And the virus has now infected more than 82,000 people worldwide and is troubling governments with the rapid spread outside the epicenter of China

A woman is wearing a face mask in Monterey Park, California. There are now 60 known cases of the virus in the United States. And the virus has now infected more than 82,000 people worldwide and is troubling governments with the rapid spread outside the epicenter of China

The first clinical trials in people with antiviral treatment for the coronavirus that make more than 80,000 people worldwide ill, begin in Nebraska, said Secretary of State Alex Azar of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Meanwhile, the drug maker, Moderna, has announced that its candidate coronavirus vaccine has been shipped to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to begin clinical Phase 1 trials in humans.

Chinese state media had reported that scientists were developing an oral vaccine for the new corona virus using baker’s yeast.

HOW DOES THE VACCINE WORK?

Israeli cientists say they could use the development of a vaccine against infectious bronchitis virus in poultry to help them.

Dr. Chen Katz said: ‘Let’s call it pure happiness. We have chosen coronavirus as a model for our system, only as a proof of concept for our technology. “

Katz added: “The scientific framework for the vaccine is based on a new protein expression vector, which forms a chimeric soluble protein and secretes that the viral antigen in mucosal tissues delivers through self-activated endocytosis, causing the body to produce antibodies against the virus.”

Endocytosis sees substances being introduced into the cell.

MIGAL scientists say that if they “can adjust the system” from the coronavirus for poultry to the human they have “in a few weeks, if it all works, we will have a vaccine to prevent coronavirus.”

A professor in charge of the project reportedly had taken four doses of the drug with no side effects. However, the expert said that the product was still sold “far from” on the market because it had to pass animal testing and clinical trials.

Several research teams have started developing vaccines for the disease since an outbreak occurred in the Chinese city of Wuhan in Hubei province at the end of last year.

Last month, a Russian diplomatic mission in China said that Russia and China were working on developing a vaccine and that Beijing had transferred the genome of the virus to Moscow.

Johnson & Johnson is one of the drug producers who have begun developing a corona virus vaccine.

Jack Ma, the richest man in China, donated $ 14 million to help scientists develop anti-corona virus vaccinations.

While the United States has pledged $ 2.5 billion to fight the disease, with more than $ 1 billion for the development of a vaccine.

Scientists from Greffex, a genetic engineering company based in Houston, Texas, claim to have made a coronavirus vaccine.

The company told the Houston Business Journal that it had completed vaccine development and that it is ready for animal testing and review by US regulators.

It is after British scientists announced that they had started testing their injection and researchers from the University of Texas at Austin announced that they had made a substance that they think could be used as a vaccine.

The coronavirus epidemic has killed at least 2,705 people, infected and spread more than 80,340 to at least two dozen countries worldwide.

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