A microbiologist carries out Covid-19 research in Athens, Greece, on April 6, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE A microbiologist carries out Covid-19 research in Athens, Greece, on April 6, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
A microbiologist carries out Covid-19 research in Athens, Greece, on April 6, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE

How long will a coronavirus vaccine take? A Q&A with Jerome Kim, head of the International Vaccine Institute

  • It normally takes five to 10 years for a vaccine to be approved for market use, but during a pandemic, this timeline may be compressed, says Dr Jerome Kim
  • From Britain to South Korea, firms and institutions are working on a vaccine for the Covid-19 disease, offering hope that more than one may be developed

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A microbiologist carries out Covid-19 research in Athens, Greece, on April 6, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE A microbiologist carries out Covid-19 research in Athens, Greece, on April 6, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
A microbiologist carries out Covid-19 research in Athens, Greece, on April 6, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
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