Prototype vaccine protects monkeys from coronavirus
- A prototype vaccine has protected monkeys from the coronavirus, a finding that offers new hope for effective human vaccines.
- Scientists are already testing coronavirus vaccines in people, but the initial trials are designed to determine safety, not how well a vaccine works.
- Scientists are engaged in a worldwide scramble to create a vaccine against the new coronavirus, Over a hundred research projects have been launched.
- Early safety trials in humans have been started or completed in nine of them.