The audacity of hope: nations prepare for advent of vaccines
With viable Covid-19 vaccines just over the horizon, the work is under way creating distribution networks – and negotiating legalities and prices
Tom Chivers got his Covid-19 vaccine way back in July.
Well, he might have. As a participant in the Oxford–AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine trial, the British science journalist was one of thousands who received either the actual vaccine during the summer, or a placebo.
“They gave me the jab and I had to just sit there for 20 minutes to make sure I didn’t go into anaphylactic shock,” Chivers told the Business Post. “The...
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