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How long will it take to produce a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine which can be licensed for global use?

How long will it take to produce a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine which can be licensed for global use?

How long will it take to produce a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine which can be licensed for global use?

It’s the holy grail jab that the world is waiting for. But just how long will it take to produce a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine which can be licensed for global use?

There are two races going on at the same time. One is among pharmaceutical companies to produce the first vaccine, and the other is to have a jab that will outrun the spread of the virus.

Until a workable and safe vaccine is produced, licensed and supplied in sufficient quantities, Ireland could see phases, lasting the rest of 2020, when emergency restrictions of one kind or another are relaxed and reintroduced.


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