For the authorisation of vaccines in Germany, the competent Paul-Ehrlich-Institut (PEI) in the hope to be a comparatively quick availability of a Corona vaccination.
“The Confidence is big, because we have just experienced in the last few weeks that we have received from the first clinical trials results that show that some vaccines can actually induce a specific immune response in humans against Coronavirus 2,” said PEI President Klaus Cichutek on Sunday evening in the ZDF’heute-journal’.
“This is very good news.”
Worldwide there are 140 to 150 vaccine projects in this area.
“We have already run 26 clinical trials, and 6 of these clinical trials are already in a stage where again statistically significant safety and efficacy data on people are collected,” said Cichutek.
In the so-called Phase III trials, it is checked whether a vaccine is actually protecting against infection.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa)
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