An electron microscope image by the US National Institutes of Health shows in yellow the coronavirus that causes Covid-19. Some medical experts suggest any vaccine that is approved might not need to be 100 per cent effective. Photo: NIAID-RML via AP
An electron microscope image by the US National Institutes of Health shows in yellow the coronavirus that causes Covid-19. Some medical experts suggest any vaccine that is approved might not need to be 100 per cent effective. Photo: NIAID-RML via AP

Coronavirus: vaccine with ‘incomplete’ immunity could offer a solution to pandemic, experts say

  • ‘There is evidence that immunity doesn’t necessarily have to be sterilising or even comprehensive’ in a Covid-19 treatment, one researcher says
  • As the race for a vaccine accelerates, the National Institutes of Health has begun a first trial for one developed by Moderna to have phase one results in weeks

An electron microscope image by the US National Institutes of Health shows in yellow the coronavirus that causes Covid-19. Some medical experts suggest any vaccine that is approved might not need to be 100 per cent effective. Photo: NIAID-RML via AP
An electron microscope image by the US National Institutes of Health shows in yellow the coronavirus that causes Covid-19. Some medical experts suggest any vaccine that is approved might not need to be 100 per cent effective. Photo: NIAID-RML via AP
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