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Creating a COVID-19 vaccine is only the first step. It’ll take years to manufacture and distribute – The Conversation AU

A two-dose coronavirus vaccine would mean we need to produce 12-15 billion doses. This is roughly twice the world’s current total vaccine manufacturing capacity.



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The world is hoping a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine will soon become available. So far, more than 160 candidate vaccines are in development.
Some 31 of these have entered human clinical trials. One of them is Russias Sputnik V, which was granted approval by the countrys health ministry last week. But the World Health Organisation (WHO) and a large number of international experts have urged Russia to conduct more testing to ensure the vaccines safety before using it.
But even if this cand…

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Sue Gilroy