“Once we got the sequence, we pulled the trigger to ask how fast we could go ... And because it was a coronavirus, we could get into a Phase 3 trial in six months instead of two years.”
A really comprehensive & accessible explanation of #covid19 vaccine progress to date, from READ
From an unknown virus to final stage clinical trials in six months: here's how so much progress has been made so fast on #Covid19 vaccines via
Never before have prospective vaccines for a pathogen entered final-stage clinical trials as rapidly as candidates for Covid-19.
At the start of the pandemic, there were big warnings about how vaccines can take YEARS to develop. And now, suddenly, we're moving WAY faster than normal. What gives? looks at how lucky we are that we're dealing with *this* coronavirus.
Scientists are working hard on a #COVID19 vaccine. Just don't call it a "vaccine race" says #ColumbiaSPH virologist Dr. Angela Rasmussen. #publichealth
Just six months ago, a team of Chinese scientists shared the genetic sequence for the #COVID19 virus 🧬 🦠 Now, over 200 vaccines are in development around the world 👇
‘A huge experiment’: How the world made so much progress on a Covid-19 vaccine so fast Map below shows documented collaborations on #COVID__19
Luck, scientific advances, and money — lots of it —explain how the world made so much progress on a #Covid19 vaccine so fast, writes via
How the world made so much progress on a Covid-19 vaccine so fast
‘A huge experiment’: How the world made so much progress on a Covid-19 vaccine so fast via
Interesting point here: work on SARS vaccine projects gave COVID-19 vaccines a big head-start because they demonstrated the key bit of the virus to target: the spike via
Interesting story on why the vaccine development activity on Covid-19 has been able to proceed so rapidly. via
An excellent piece on the impressive progress towards a #COVID vaccine & on the factors behind it. In a balanced way, the article also hints that the discovery of a vaccine will not equate with the end of the #pandemic. Thanks !
‘A huge experiment’: How the world made so much progress on a Covid-19 vaccine so fast via