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The World & COVID-19

What Goes into Developing a Coronavirus Vaccine

In recent days, theories about drugs that will supposedly help treat coronavirus have floated around the media. So-called treatments being debunked, lauded, and may even be putting people at risk. As the public holds out hope for a quick treatment, people are questioning - when are we going to have a vaccine for this disease? Epidemiologist, Emily Martin explains the process of creating a usable vaccine for coronavirus and why looking at the flu vaccine isn’t going to give us a head start.