The Coronavirus vaccine became the fastest vaccine to be ever developed

The emergence of Covid-19 has led to loss and heartbreak all over the world, but it also prompted a wave of unprecedented global collaboration. Within the space of a year, several vaccines have not only been developed, but authorised for use, and have begun to be administered. As one scientist put it: “In the last 11 months, probably 10 years’ work has been done.”

Francis Collins, the director of the US National Institutes of Health, the largest funder of biomedical research in the world told the Guardian it has been a phenomenal effort. “I have never seen anything like this,” he said. “It has been all hands on deck.”


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  1. Very timely post!
    Many people don’t understand the intense collaborative efforts that have been involved in creating and testing the vaccines, and this article helps dispel the confusion and spotlight the success.

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