Coming up with a new vaccine typically takes years and involves a lengthy process of testing, clinical trials on humans and regulatory approvals. Photo: AFP Coming up with a new vaccine typically takes years and involves a lengthy process of testing, clinical trials on humans and regulatory approvals. Photo: AFP
Coming up with a new vaccine typically takes years and involves a lengthy process of testing, clinical trials on humans and regulatory approvals. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: scientists race to develop vaccine as death toll surpasses Sars

  • Efforts being led by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, a body set up in 2017 to finance biotech research in the wake of the Ebola outbreak in Africa that killed more than 11,000 people
  • Australian scientists hope their vaccine could be ready in six months

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Coming up with a new vaccine typically takes years and involves a lengthy process of testing, clinical trials on humans and regulatory approvals. Photo: AFP Coming up with a new vaccine typically takes years and involves a lengthy process of testing, clinical trials on humans and regulatory approvals. Photo: AFP
Coming up with a new vaccine typically takes years and involves a lengthy process of testing, clinical trials on humans and regulatory approvals. Photo: AFP
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