A researcher in a Strand Therapeutics laboratory. Government funding to lesser known biotech companies is crucial as many large drug companies have abandoned vaccine development, analysts said. Source: Handout A researcher in a Strand Therapeutics laboratory. Government funding to lesser known biotech companies is crucial as many large drug companies have abandoned vaccine development, analysts said. Source: Handout
A researcher in a Strand Therapeutics laboratory. Government funding to lesser known biotech companies is crucial as many large drug companies have abandoned vaccine development, analysts said. Source: Handout

Coronavirus: in search for vaccine, US small firms take a leading role

  • As large drug companies leave vaccine development, smaller biotech firms are stepping in
  • Regardless of new technology that can speed the process, ‘we are still looking at 12 to 18 months,’ an FDA official says

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A researcher in a Strand Therapeutics laboratory. Government funding to lesser known biotech companies is crucial as many large drug companies have abandoned vaccine development, analysts said. Source: Handout A researcher in a Strand Therapeutics laboratory. Government funding to lesser known biotech companies is crucial as many large drug companies have abandoned vaccine development, analysts said. Source: Handout
A researcher in a Strand Therapeutics laboratory. Government funding to lesser known biotech companies is crucial as many large drug companies have abandoned vaccine development, analysts said. Source: Handout
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