Development of a COVID-19 vaccine

A global pandemic of COVID-19, an emerging viral pathogen of the Coronavirus family, has recently spread throughout the world.  The symptoms of COVID-19 are similiar to those of Influenza, with high mortality observed in certain demographics.  The Verardi and Szczepanek laboratories are currently working on vaccine candidates against COVID-19, utilizing a rapid platform for generating vaccines recently developed in their labs.

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