The previously unknown coronavirus has killed more than 100 people and infected thousands. Photo: National Microbiology Data Centre

China coronavirus: Hong Kong researchers have already developed vaccine but need time to test it, expert reveals

  • HKU’s Professor Yuen Kwok-yung says his team is working on vaccine, having isolated virus from the city’s first imported case
  • Scientists in mainland China and the United States are also racing to produce a vaccine for the deadly new coronavirus
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The previously unknown coronavirus has killed more than 100 people and infected thousands. Photo: National Microbiology Data Centre
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Elizabeth Cheung

Elizabeth Cheung

Elizabeth Cheung has been a health reporter for the Post's Hong Kong desk since 2014. She covers general medical news, breakthrough medical treatments and research, government policy and hospital blunders. Elizabeth has a master's in development studies.