When will we have a coronavirus vaccine? Recently, Russia has claimed they’ve already got one…but it turns out that some of the steps typically taken to test vaccines’ efficacity and safety were omitted from the process.
So, where does that leave us?
A fascinating longform report features information about various countries’ and regions’ investments in a COVID-19 vaccine, the progress that’s been made so far, the steps needed to ensure a vaccine is effective and safe, and more.
Interestingly, while many of us are putting all of our hopes into a single vaccine, some experts believe we may end up needing more than one, or even that COVID-19 will become less of an issue on its own, and eventually be similar to a flu. This is what happened to the Spanish Flu a century ago.
Read on to learn more about the race for a COVID-19 vaccine, including many possible outcomes.
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