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When is this vaccine going to be ready ? Anyone have any ideas

7 replies

Lardlizard · 15/10/2020 11:34

Please say they are making. Good progress with it

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RationalOne · 15/10/2020 11:37

On 1st December 2020 at 3.15 in the afternoon.

CanIGoHomeNowPlease · 15/10/2020 11:38

Never - they have never managed to get a working vaccine for any previous COVID or SARS viruses....

Its something we’re going to have to learn to live with. 🤷🏻‍♀️

Lardlizard · 15/10/2020 11:57

We are not hearing much about the progress of it 😰😰

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Viviennemary · 15/10/2020 12:11

Never. It won't work. Or will cost too much.

Dissimilitude · 15/10/2020 12:18

There will be a safe vaccine, there are 20 or so candidates in the pipeline, many of which are in the latter stages of trials already. There’s a good chance it’ll start being distributed to small numbers of key people early next year, then progressively rolled out from there.

I think there is more uncertainty around how effective the vaccine is at producing a long lasting and strong immune response. It’s unlikely to be as effective as, say, the measles vaccine. Might be more like a flu vaccine - partially effective.

That will still push us much of the way back to normality. But perhaps not all the way. We may have to keep some social distancing measures in place as the vaccine is rolled out and immunity builds up in the population anyway.

No one really knows.

Fluffycloudland77 · 15/10/2020 12:31

Sarah Gilbert was on R4 the other week and it sounded like next year to me.

OverTheRainbow88 · 15/10/2020 12:32

Boris called me last night and said it will be ready by June 2021.

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