Meet the Researcher Leading NIH’s COVID-19 Vaccine Development Efforts

Meet the Researcher Leading NIH’s COVID-19 Vaccine Development Efforts

Meet the Researcher Leading NIH’s COVID-19 Vaccine Development EffortsPosted on July 9th, 2020 by Dr. Francis CollinsA safe, effective vaccine is the ultimate tool needed to end the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. So, I couldn’t think of a better person to give us a quick overview of the COVID-19 vaccine research landscape than NIH’s Dr. John Mascola, who is Director of the VRC. There’s a general principle in vaccine development: if the immune system generates neutralizing antibodies, that’s a very good sign. Does that mean their immune system only saw a little bit of the viral antigen and didn’t respond very robustly? What’s your most optimistic view about when we might have a COVID-19 vaccine that’s safe and effective enough to distribute to the public?

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