The Russian Ministry of Defense has begun working on a gum and marshmallow remedy for the coronavirus.

A source close to the Ministry of Defense that work is underway at the 48th Central Research Institute.

According to the agency, after the completion of the tests “mucosal vaccine”: it is aimed at the formation of immunity on the mucous membranes, will be used in various treatment and prevention regimens. It will be made in the form of chewable tablets and pastilles.

Combining the available form of use with the beneficial properties of the drug will provide a positive effect in the fight against the spread of the new coronavirus infection.

Earlier, the 48th Central Research Institute, together with the Gamaleya NICEM, participated in the creation of a vaccine against the new Sputnik V virus in 2020.

Also in 2020, the Gamaleya Center and the Vector Center independently announced the development of vaccines against coronavirus in the form of nose drops.