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Why is it taking so long to develop a Covid-19 vaccine?

The race is on for the world’s scientists to develop a safe and effective Covid-19 vaccine. How quickly can this be done and what hurdles need to be overcome?

The race is on for the world’s scientists to develop a safe and effective Covid-19 vaccine. The Inquiry examines quickly how this can be done and what hurdles need to be overcome to roll out a vaccine in 12-18 months, rather than the many years it would normally take.

Presented by Kavita Puri.

(medical doctor with a vaccine. Credit: Getty images)

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23 minutes

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  • Thu 2 Apr 2020 01:06GMT
  • Thu 2 Apr 2020 07:06GMT
  • Thu 2 Apr 2020 13:06GMT
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  • Sun 5 Apr 2020 04:06GMT

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