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Israel tests coronavirus vaccine prototype on rodents at laboratory

JERUSALEM: Israel has begun testing a COVID-19 vaccine prototype on rodents at its bio-chemical defence laboratory, a source said on Tuesday (Mar 31).

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR), in rural Ness Ziona, to join the fight against the coronavirus pandemic on Feb 1, prompting an easing of its secrecy as it cooperates with civilian scientists and private firms.

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In a statement, Netanyahu's office said IIBR

Coronavirus Covid-19 laboratory

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