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Plotting a scientific path to counter COVID-19

How COVID-19 response is stimulating global scientific collaboration

February 27, 2020 12:55 AM UTC
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 at 12:16 AM UTC

In a global online forum Tuesday night, scientific leaders from companies developing vaccines, therapies and diagnostics to address the COVID-19 outbreak discussed opportunities for collaboration, highlighted challenges, and called for sustained global initiatives to create medical countermeasures to emerging infections.

Participants in the forum, which was sponsored by WuXi Apptec Co. Ltd. (Shanghai:603259; HKEX:2359), provided updates on vaccine development progress, stressed the need to develop multiple vaccines, and called for the establishment of master protocols to efficiently test the candidates. ...