A researcher works on a potential vaccine for the coronavirus at Pfizer’s laboratory in Pearl River, New York. Photo: Reuters
A researcher works on a potential vaccine for the coronavirus at Pfizer’s laboratory in Pearl River, New York. Photo: Reuters

Infecting volunteers with Covid-19 may speed up coronavirus vaccine studies, WHO says

  • A challenge study, where treatments are tested directly against the infection in informed volunteers, might speed the path of vaccines to the public
  • But officials at Moderna, where the lead vaccine for Covid-19 is in development, aren’t enthusiastic about the idea

A researcher works on a potential vaccine for the coronavirus at Pfizer’s laboratory in Pearl River, New York. Photo: Reuters
A researcher works on a potential vaccine for the coronavirus at Pfizer’s laboratory in Pearl River, New York. Photo: Reuters
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