The Turkish scientist successfully isolates coronavirus, the first step towards the development of the vaccine

A Turkish scientist has successfully isolated the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in an attempt to produce a vaccine against the deadly disease, which has killed nearly 68,000 people worldwide, the Anadolu Agency reported.

“The director of the Institute of Biotechnology of our university, Prof. Dr. Aykut kzkul, managed to successfully isolate the SARS-COV-2 virus, which is the first step in the production of serum, vaccines and anti-coronavirus drugs “, Ankara University wrote in a twitter post.

Turkish Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank told the public last week that a total of 24 universities and eight public research and development units with hundreds of researchers were working to produce a vaccine against the COVID-19 virus. Yesterday afternoon, Turkey announced that the number of deaths from coronavirus in the country reached 574, while the number of confirmed cases in over 27 thousand.

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