A vaccine is not too far for COVID-19

Shailesh Kumar Patel, Mamta Pathak, Ruchi Tiwari, Mohd Iqbal Yatoo, Yashpal Singh Malik, Ranjit Sah, Ali A. Rabaan, Khan Sharun, Kuldeep Dhama, D. Katterine Bonilla-Aldana, Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales

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Over the last months and weeks of the pandemic of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (January-May 2020) caused by the Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), there has been a significant hope for the development of vaccines against this emerging coronavirus. Dozens of vaccine candidates are currently under assessment in clinical trials already recruiting patients, then there is a real chance to have effective biologicals in relatively short-time, compared to other vaccines.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)450-453
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Infection in Developing Countries
Issue number5
StateIndexed - 31 May 2020
Externally publishedYes

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  • COVID-19
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Vaccines


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