More than 100 COVID-19 vaccines are being developed worldwide

A team of Oxford scientists developing a coronavirus vaccine has faced the first problem.

They believe that due to the declining infectivity of the disease, it will be more difficult to verify whether the vaccine is successful, writes The Telegraph.

A team of Oxford scientists developing a coronavirus vaccine has faced the first problem.

They believe that due to the declining infectivity of the disease, it will be more difficult to verify whether the vaccine is successful, writes The Telegraph.

“This is a race against time and a virus that is disappearing,” Adrian Hill, director of the Jenner Institute, told the newspaper.

“Earlier this year, we said there was an 80% chance we would develop an effective vaccine by September. At this point, there is a 50% chance that we will not get it at all.

Hill expects that less than 50 of the 10,000 people who volunteer for testing at Oxford will be infected with the new coronavirus. He believes the results will be useless if less than 20 people become infected. The Oxford vaccine is currently one of the favorites to switch to mass production if its effectiveness is proven. But given Hill’s statements, the question is whether Oxford scientists will produce the vaccine or not.

More than 100 vaccines are currently being developed worldwide. The British government has invested more than 100 million in a research team from Oxford and believes that up to 30 million doses will be ready by September. Until then, it will be a challenge to find a vaccine that is effective.

Scientists at Rockefeller University in New York found that most of those who were cured of COVID-19 who did not go to the hospital had no antibodies.

“It’s very challenging,” he said. If a common infection does not give a high immunity, other than when we are talking about a serious infection, what can a vaccine do? It can do better than that, we still don’t know, “said Stanley Perlman, a scientist working on coronavirus research at the University of Iowa.

Will we get the vaccine?

The answer to that question is probably yes. The process is extremely complex, and the main emphasis is placed on strict safety controls so that the vaccine does not cause dangerous side effects.

“Most likely, the new coronavirus vaccine will not be 100% effective.”

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