16 Apr 2020 11:26

Putin tasks govt with facilitating procedure, expediting trials of coronavirus medications

MOSCOW. April 16 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has tasked the national government with making decisions by May 15 to facilitate the procedure and to expedite pre-clinical and clinical trials and state registration of medications against coronavirus.

The list of presidential instructions was posted on the Kremlin website.

The government is also tasked with making decisions necessary for "holding clinical trials [of such medications] alongside pre-clinical trials."