29 Jul 2020 by AXXELIS
The race to find a suitable vaccine for COVID-19 is getting ever closer to the finishing line. Here we look at the latest developments from the pharmaceutical industry.
‘While development of a large-scale vaccine would traditionally take years to scale-up to mass production, the unprecedented scope of the pandemic has accelerated the timeline to months, not years. Every day saved in this process corresponds directly to lives saved.
Some of the world’s greatest scientific minds are currently working night and day in this race against the clock, to find a solution. Although this isn’t the first pandemic we’ve faced – we’ve had SARS, MERS, swine flu, bird flu – Covid-19 is one of the worst the world has experienced in modern times.’