Israeli scientists progress to animal testing of Covid-19 vaccine prototype

2 April 2020 (Last Updated April 2nd, 2020 10:18)

The Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) has made ‘significant’ progress in creating a Covid-19 vaccine prototype and preparations are underway for animal testing, said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Citing undisclosed sources, Reuters reported that trials are already taking place using rodents as test subjects.

IIBR, a secretive defence biological research institute, was instructed by Netanyahu in February to focus on medical solutions for the pandemic.

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