How close are we to a coronavirus vaccine?

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How close are we to a coronavirus vaccine?

Friday, 22 May

The race is on to create a vaccine for coronavirus, but how close are we?

ITV correspondent Peter Smith is joined by Professor Emma Thomson from Glasgow's Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation to talk about their latest vaccine trial with NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde and the University of Oxford.

The vaccine was recently trialled in monkeys with some success and now frontline health workers are being recruited to see if healthy people can be protected against coronavirus.

Professor Thomson explains why human trials can be risky and what will happen if there's a second wave.

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