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JUST IN: Scientists Reveal When Coronavirus Vaccine Could Be Ready

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Scientists have predicted that a vaccine for coronavirus could be ready as soon as results of over 10,000 Covid-19 patients who were involved in a clinical trial are ready by late June 2020.

The Sun UK reports that if the experts carrying out the trial process are successful, the vaccine could be rolled out immediately.

According to the same media, the recovery trial is a scientific evaluation that looks at overall Covid-19 therapy and medications that were administered with the hope of getting the combination that is effective in treating patients.

The deputy chief investigator of the trial at Oxford University, Professor Martin Landray, said they are being meticulous with their process.

UGC Landry added that a combination of different drugs could be the best way to beat the coronavirus once and for all.

It should be noted that among the drugs that have been tested and that could make the final combination are hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir-ritonavir, and tocilizumab.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a dedicated team of local researchers was working on a Covid-19 vaccine with a modification process that can be completed within three weeks to combat Sars-Cov-2 virus and go through a human trial in six months.

The team involved in the vaccine development is called Home-grown Esco Aster and they are working with the United States biotechnology company, Vivaldi Biosciences, as they combine proteins from different viruses to find a cure.

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The vaccine they are working on is tagged Esco-Aster DeltaCov and was made by putting together antigens from Sars-Cov-2 virus with “backbone” protein from a flu virus.

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Dr Nandini Prabhakar, a senior scientist, has said that the use of the “backbone” will speed up the process of finding a vaccine.

Another thing worthy of note is that when the vaccine is ready, it can be administered into a patient’s body through a nasal spray, the same way the virus gets into the human body.

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