Serhat TUNAR -TDO- BioNTech, a biotech firm co-founded by Turkish scientist Prof. Ugur Sahin in Germany, and Pfizer pharmaceutical company of America origin started to test the coronavirus vaccine on humans in the United States.
Clinical trials of the potential vaccine, called 'BNT162', have also begun to be tested on humans in the United States after Germany, Pfizer said in a statement.
The vaccine will be the first in the United States to be administered on people between the ages of 65 and 85. If the test results are determined to be effective and safe, the vaccine will also be used on other patients.
Pfizer's statement, if the trials are understood to be safe and effective in the United States Giants by the end of 2020 will begin large-scale distribution was stressed.