An excellent shot: odds are in favour of Covid vaccines, says boffin

Top HIV vaccine scientist is confident we’ll nail it since coronavirus is an acute infection, and relatively stable

12 October 2020 - 20:09

Efforts to find an effective vaccine against coronavirus are likely to succeed, says Prof Lynn Morris (https://www.hptn.org/Lynn-Morris), interim director of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (https://www.nicd.ac.za/diseases-a-z-index/covid-19/) and an HIV vaccine specialist.

“Covid-19 is an acute infection and the body is able to clear the virus, unlike HIV, which is chronic and not curable,” she said on Monday...

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