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Protecting the world: global access to COVID-19 vaccines

The threat of vaccine nationalism and the forces working against it

June 20, 2020 5:06 AM UTC

Biopharmaceutical companies and academic scientists around the world have set aside commercial and professional rivalries to collaborate on the development of vaccines to protect against COVID-19.

Technologies that have been slowly advancing for a decade or more have been propelled into clinical trials in what is by far the fastest vaccine R&D progress ever achieved...