It’s called ‘the dot on the horizon’ and the means to end this pandemic: a corona vaccine. There are currently 176 candidate vaccines worldwide. In 33 cases they are already being tested on humans, five of which are at an advanced stage.
A frequently heard question is: if the development of a well-functioning vaccine normally takes years, how is it possible that we are now talking about a vaccine within a few months? How can that process suddenly be accelerated in this way? Isn’t that speed at the expense of safety?
In this video, CCeit on 3 explains how it’s possible that a vaccine now seems to be so much faster – and what it all has to comply with