China’s leading infectious disease expert Zhong Nanshan. Photo: Thomas Yau China’s leading infectious disease expert Zhong Nanshan. Photo: Thomas Yau
China’s leading infectious disease expert Zhong Nanshan. Photo: Thomas Yau

Coronavirus: low level of antibodies present in China’s population and vaccine is needed ‘urgently’, says country’s leading expert Zhong Nanshan

  • Study conducted in Wuhan, the initial centre of the outbreak, and Guangzhou finds tiny proportion of population had developed antibodies
  • Strict isolation and community measures should be continued until a vaccine is available, says a paper led by Zhong

Topic |   Coronavirus China
China’s leading infectious disease expert Zhong Nanshan. Photo: Thomas Yau China’s leading infectious disease expert Zhong Nanshan. Photo: Thomas Yau
China’s leading infectious disease expert Zhong Nanshan. Photo: Thomas Yau
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