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Pasha 59: Let's talk about a COVID-19 vaccine

The Conversation
26 Mar 2020, 00:45 GMT+10

COVID-19 has taken the world by storm. So many countries are affected by the disease, with many lives lost and many people infected. Many countries and organisations are frantically searching for a vaccine or treatment. But how far away from this are we?

In today's episode of Pasha, Yap Boum, a professor in the Faculty of Medicine at Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Uganda, discusses what it takes to find a vaccine and realistically how far we are from one.

Photo: A word cloud featuring "Covid-19". By

Music: "Happy African Village" by John Bartmann, found on licensed under CC0 1.

"Ambient guitar X1 - Loop mode" by frankum, found on Freesound licensed under Attribution License.

Authors: Ozayr Patel - Digital Editor | Yap Boum - Professor in the faculty of Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology The Conversation

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