The CPS has applied for the registration of a new vaccine against Ebola

© Fotolia / science photoУченый making the test in the laboratory. Archival photoThe CPS has applied for the registration of a new vaccine against Ebola© Fotolia / science photo

Documents for registration of a new vaccine of Rospotrebnadzor from the Ebola virus submitted to the Ministry of health of Russia, told RIA Novosti the head of the Supervisory Department Anna Popova.

Earlier, the world health organization (who) reported the complication of the epidemiological situation of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Currently, registered more than 40 cases of suspected Ebola, four of which ended in death.

«The documents are submitted. We are waiting for the end of the registration procedure», — said Popov.

Russian vaccine for prevention of the disease, Ebola virus disease (EVD) developed in the State research center of Virology and biotechnology «Vector» of Rospotrebnadzor in the framework of the orders of the government of the Russian Federation.

«Preclinical and clinical trials were very successful, the results are very good. It differs from all analogues, which are today the greatest efficiency and versatility of use», — said the head of the Supervisory authority.

Previously Popov said that the vaccine is primarily aimed at those who work with the causative agent in the outbreak. According to her, the drug will help to end the infection among physicians. In addition, the vaccine can be used repeatedly.

Head of Department of zoonotic infections and influenza, the State research center of Virology and biotechnology of Rospotrebnadzor «Vector» Alexander Ryzhikov in an interview with RIA Novosti said that the development of a vaccine conducted on the basis of epitopic technologies, which implies an impact on the functional elements of the protein of the virus.

The disease caused by Ebola virus — an acute viral infection that affects humans and some animals. The Ebola epidemic in West Africa has mainly affected three countries: Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.

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