There is currently no approved vaccine for COVID-19 caused by the new coronavirus.
Pfizer, BioNtech and other companies are racing to develop a vaccine, since there are currently no approved treatments and only mixed results of medicines under study against the virus.
The company’s chief scientist is Israeli-born Tal Zaks, who earlier this month told N12 that he is “not surprised that the vaccine works.”
"Vaccines, tests, diagnostics, treatments and other key tools in the coronavirus response must be made universally available as global public goods."
Since there is no treatment or vaccine for the novel coronavirus, the only way to stop its spread is through social distancing and good hygiene.
Boxes with MIGAL’s Hebrew logo contain small sealed vials of the fake vaccine and a set of counterfeit instructions for use – also in Hebrew.
The reason for this decision is because of the dwindling number of new coronavirus cases in China.
Scientists found that antiviral treatment using both drugs led to a significant reduction in the replication capacity of the coronavirus.
The attacks attempted and failed to damage the vaccine development process, but did not attempt to steal information.