Of the 25 vaccinated monkeys, eight showed no detectable signs of being infected with the coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock Of the 25 vaccinated monkeys, eight showed no detectable signs of being infected with the coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock
Of the 25 vaccinated monkeys, eight showed no detectable signs of being infected with the coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus: US vaccine protects macaques from Covid-19, studies show

  • Animals injected with vaccine developed by Boston team show much lower levels of infection after being exposed to pathogen and ‘near-complete protection’ on second exposure
  • Results ‘increase optimism that the development of Covid-19 vaccines [for humans] will be possible’, lead researcher says

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Of the 25 vaccinated monkeys, eight showed no detectable signs of being infected with the coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock Of the 25 vaccinated monkeys, eight showed no detectable signs of being infected with the coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock
Of the 25 vaccinated monkeys, eight showed no detectable signs of being infected with the coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock
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