Belarusian scientists expect to develop a prototype vaccine against COVID-19 by the end of August. Academician Vladimir Gusakov, Chairman of the Presidium of the NAS made this statement at the session of the general meeting of the National Academy of Sciences. According to him, drugs to combat coronavirus are now being developed, which will be used after a person is sick so that the disease proceeds more easily, work is also underway on medicines that could neutralize the infection.