Researchers are working around the world to create a COVID-19 vaccination. Those efforts are also underway in Ohio. It’s a race against time as the virus continues to spread.
It can take years to create a vaccine against a virus that is proven to be effective in clinical trials, then mass produce it to inoculate the public.
Scientists across the world are working in labs to discover a vaccine — the Holy Grail — to thwart the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) causing the COVID-19 pandemic.
Efforts to develop a vaccine that will induce protective antibodies that could save lives and make it safer for people to leave their homes once again also are happening in Ohio.
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Story excerpt provided by The Columbus Dispatch.
Written by Beth Burger.