Chinese expert evaluates fight against pandemic in Russia

08:46, 10 December 2020
Chinese expert evaluates fight against pandemic in Russia Photo: Andrey Nikerichev/Moscow

The pandemic will help Russia and China to increase cooperation in the field of medicine, Wang Wen, the executive dean of Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies and vice president of Silk Road School, Renmin University of China (RUC), told on the sidelines of the 11th Asian Conference of the Valdai Club, titled “Russia and Asia After the Pandemic.”

The expert also expressed confidence that Russia will soon be able to combat the spread of coronavirus.

We can share our experience on how to contain the spread of the epidemic. We can also collaborate on the development of a vaccine. We already know how the situation with coronavirus in Russia is, and we hope that your country will successfully cope with it, Wang Wen emphasized.

Cooperation on the development of vaccines is already underway. Thus, Russian volunteers participate in trials of a coronavirus vaccine from the Chinese company CanSino Biologics Inc. reported earlier that Turkey showed an interest in the production of the Sputnik V vaccine.