Coronavirus: What if a vaccine doesn't work?

Across the world, people are putting their hope in a successful vaccine being developed. Image: REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

Tammy Hoffmann

Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, Bond University

Paul Glasziou

Professor of Medicine, Bond University


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The 'spike' protein sticking out of the coronavirus shell could be used in to make a vaccine. Image: National Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases, NIH

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