You’ve probably heard a lot of conflicting information about a coronavirus vaccine. For instance, several coronavirus vaccines are in the works, but that it will take at least a year for a coronavirus vaccine.
We’re all impatient for this challenging, horrible time to be over. So why can’t we get a vaccine faster? A new article goes in-depth into the vaccine development process, and points out that although we won’t get a coronavirus vaccine tomorrow, the medical advances being made already are the fastest in history.
In addition to this piece of positive news, the article shares another: Even if coronavirus miraculously were to disappear, all of the effort and energy in developing the vaccine won’t have been for nothing. Various techniques, strategies, and other innovations in the search for a coronavirus vaccine may set a precedent for vaccine development in the future, leading to less sick people, regardless of the virus in question.
Read on to learn more about how developing a coronavirus vaccine has been a remarkably fast process, and what steps are still to come.
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