A promising coronavirus vaccine already works on monkeys

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  • A promising coronavirus vaccine candidate from China was able to protect monkeys from developing COVID-19 symptoms after being exposed to the virus.
  • High doses of the vaccine worked better than a lower dose candidate, but even the latter led to a positive immune response.
  • The vaccine has just started human trials, with phase II expected to begin in mid-May.
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The novel coronavirus has infected more than 2.75 million people in about four months, killing more than 192,000, as of Friday morning. Those are scary numbers and the virus will be with us for quite a while longer. It’s highly likely that more people will be infected and more will die of COVID-19 in the coming months and years. That’s because the world still lacks proper treatment options and vaccines likely at least still 18 months away. The good news, however, is that nearly 80 vaccine candidates are in the works and six of them have entered clinical trials. One of them comes from China, and it has been able to protect monkeys against various strains of COVID-19 that are wreaking havoc around the world.

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