Cathal Mac Coille: Epic scientific achievement is a beacon of hope for the future

The science community’s response to the pandemic has been nothing short of inspirational – and will hopefully encourage the next generation of Stem professionals

27th December, 2020
Cathal Mac Coille: Epic scientific achievement is a beacon of hope for the future
Intensive work by researchers and medics has led to the invention and refining of diagnostic tests, the identifying of effective treatments and, most dramatically, the development of more than 50 potential vaccines

This year has been a sad and trying one for many people, but at least we can now see the beginning of a happy ending to the coronavirus story. It took scientists less than a year to develop vaccines against a virus that did not even have a name a year ago, and which by mid-December had caused the deaths of more than 1.6 million people worldwide.

The brilliance and speed of scientific research is the...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Related Stories

Off Message: Andrea Cleary spends some time on her own

Holly Shortall: We have not yet won the fight against HIV

Nadine O’Regan: The dark side of looking on the bright side

Nadine O’Regan: Guilt-free Love Island? Think of it as a clothes-free Dragons’ Den