Zhong Nanshan said the vaccine would be ready for emergency use later in the year. Photo: XinhuaZhong Nanshan said the vaccine would be ready for emergency use later in the year. Photo: Xinhua
Zhong Nanshan said the vaccine would be ready for emergency use later in the year. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus vaccine could be ready for emergency use within months, says Chinese expert Zhong Nanshan

  • Respiratory diseases specialist says developing herd immunity will cost millions of lives, so the only way to defeat Covid-19 is to inoculate people
  • Zhong says vaccines for use in emergencies could be ready by autumn but large-scale use may be up to two years away
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Zhong Nanshan said the vaccine would be ready for emergency use later in the year. Photo: XinhuaZhong Nanshan said the vaccine would be ready for emergency use later in the year. Photo: Xinhua
Zhong Nanshan said the vaccine would be ready for emergency use later in the year. Photo: Xinhua
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