Why Do Vaccines Take So Long To Make?

A Peek Into the Vaccine Development Industry

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The coronavirus outbreak is getting out of hand. Source: Bangkok Post

Companies are Looking for a Profit

Vaccine Checkpoints

Step #1: Exploration

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The spike proteins give the coronavirus their characteristic appearance. Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Step #2: Pre-Clinical Trials

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Phagocytes, one type of immune cell, protect the body from invaders by literally eating them up, and then dissolving them alive with enzymes inside itself

Step #3: Clinical Development and Trials

Speeding It Up

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18 y/o innovator working on reversing ageing and researching cancer vaccines. www.akshajdarbar.com

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