News: An inventory of the vaccine candidates to SARS-CoV-2

May 5, 2020 | An inventory of the vaccine candidates to SARS-CoV-2 | Immunopaedia.org.za

Over 90 vaccine candidates are being developed as part of the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A snapshot of the eight different ways to elicit host immunity with vaccines under development is given in a guide by Ewen Callaway in a recent Nature article. Candidates can take the form of inactivated virus, viral vectors, nucleic acid, protein/peptide based and virus like particles. Some have already entered phase I and others remain in the exploratory stage. There is also a concerted effort to form public-private partnerships to speed up the process.

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