Coronavirus: Canadian company announces COVID-19 vaccine candidate
|globalnews.ca 13 Mar 2020 at 12:18|
A Canadian company says it has made a breakthrough in the , claiming to have developed a COVID-19 vaccine candidate that could begin human testing as early as this summer.
Quebec City-based Medicago said it has produced a virus-like particle of the novel coronavirus, a first step towards producing a vaccine, which will now undergo pre-clinical testing for safety and efficacy.
Medicago said it could begin human trials as soon as July or August if approved by Health Canada and other agencies.