The world’s first COVID-19 vaccine for dogs, cats and other animals

The world’s first COVID-19 vaccine was registered in Russia for animals, the country’s agricultural regulator said on Wednesday. The clinical trials of the vaccine involved dogs, cats, minks, foxes and other animals, said the deputy head of Rosselkhoznadzor. The results of the trials shows that all the vaccinated animals developed antibodies to the coronavirus in 100% of cases, It will be the world’s first and only product for preventing COVID-19 in animals.Mass production of the vaccine could start as early as April, the watchdog said. The countries of Austria, Greece, the U.S., Canada, Poland and Singapore had already expressed interest in buying the shot.The watchdog said immunity lasts for six months after vaccination, but the shot’s developers are continuing to analyze this.

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