Vaccines ‘won’t be silver bullets for coronavirus’
Hopes that any of the Covid-19 vaccines being trialled will stop the spread of the virus are misplaced, according to a veteran pioneer in Aids research
The current crop of vaccine candidates will not stop the spread of Covid-19, according to an American scientist and businessman who was a pioneer in research into the HIV/Aids epidemic.
William Haseltine, a former Harvard professor who has also worked in cancer and human genomics, said that neither vaccines nor mass lockdowns would work better than a targeted strategy of early detection of the virus, followed by the isolation of small groups of infected...
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