Why a vaccine for coronavirus will take longer to develop than you might think | Just The FAQs

Why a vaccine for coronavirus will take longer to develop than you might think | Just The FAQs 1


Pressure to create a coronavirus vaccine is increasing by the day, but for a safe vaccine to enter the market, it takes time. 
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WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic as the global death toll rose above 4,300 and the number of confirmed cases exceeded 121,000.

"We have rung the alarm bell loud and clear," Tedros said at a news conference. "We cannot say this loudly enough, or clearly enough, or often enough: All countries can still change the course of this pandemic."

The U.S. death toll climbed to 31 and the number of U.S. cases rolled past 1,000, federal health officials said. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield told a congressional committee the virus has spread to at least 38 states.

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98 Comments on "Why a vaccine for coronavirus will take longer to develop than you might think | Just The FAQs"

  1. Vaccine takes longer

    Human race: Dies

    Cure: ok it’s done now

    Cure: of f&:@

    • Is this supposed to be humor?

    • I cannot show you a sick kid or adult with this disease from youtube It Would be cruel to record a dying person people with this disease live for only a few day’s.

    • Omega 1 ok

    • You evidently don’t remember that in 2009 through 2010, there was a flu epidemic in the USA called the swine flu it killed 12 thousand people in the USA, hospitalized over 245 thousand people and 55 million people contracted it in the USA. There were no businesses closed down, nobody saying we are all going to die, I never had to take a day off from work and we still shook hands. nobody hoarded toilet paper and I still am here.

    • Me: Huh?

  2. Alyssa Mae Olpenda | March 12, 2020 at 9:48 AM | Reply

    let’s wait until December see what happens then

    • McLovin the Walrus you’re dense if you think society will collapse because of a low mortality rate virus. Spanish flu killed 40+ million people and ended in a period of economic prosperity (not related to the virus but it still happened)

    • @Indian lover i am indian American. What is going on in india?

    • John Trooper | March 16, 2020 at 9:22 AM | Reply

      half of world population is gone…and the vaccine is ready to use

    • @John Trooper Yes, it’s to reduce population. I am suprised they didnt start in Africa first, wipe them out first. Then China bc its so overpopulated. India next. But already in rich US? Celebrities getting it!?

    • Terry Williams | March 16, 2020 at 6:37 PM | Reply

      Don’t ya mean by November? Maybe we’ll get a real politician N da Whitehouse by then, but shucks we got to wait until January for Biden to be sworn N.

  3. It about money at the end, poor country buy from rich country.

    • The majority of the US population is poor. The goverment constantly rips us off so they can bail out the wealthy if it seem they might lose their wealth. Since the appointed officials receive large “donations” from those people they pass laws to benefit them hence the recent 1.5 Trillion Fed Funds injected into Wall St.(TAXPAYER MONEY mind you) That money could have been used to pay off student loan debt which is currently 1.7 Trillion but when senator Sanders was advocating for it, even members of his party said there was no money for that. SOCIALISM FORNTHE WEALTHY RUGGED CAPITALISM FOR THE POOR.

    • Tammy Moseley | March 15, 2020 at 4:17 PM | Reply

      People!! Go to tractor supply. They have a vaccine for cows, horses, pigs etc… it will work on humans too. You just have to adjust the dose accordingly

    • @Sean Alexander I gave you facts. I can’t help you if you can’t manage to see reality.

    • Marcos Torres | March 19, 2020 at 12:40 AM | Reply

      Like trump and Rick folk’s out there 🤦‍♂️

  4. It could take years for a “safe” vaccine to hit the market. But hopefully there is an alternative to the aggressive and vicious COVID-19 virus.

    • Jake Shattuck | March 16, 2020 at 7:29 AM | Reply

      Isaiah Kayode reddit, of course 😉👍

    • The best bet is probably catching it and that would build up your immune system.

    • that would be fucked for all the immune deficient people who would die around the world

    • Why do you say that, the corona virus is a Sars virus just like the swine flu and the other viruses that have mutated from animals to humans, plus, they know exactly were it came from and I bet China or the U.S. will have a vaccine soon, China has first hand knowledge were it came from and it wasn’t from eating animals that carry the animal Corona virus.

    • For all Trump’s faults, our best lead on a possible cure is a 35 year old man who opted for Trump’s right to try program, he was terminally ill and injected with ebola and aids medicine and recovered. The ingredients of these medicines are now being seriously considered for a covid19 cure.

  5. Gd luck according to what I read a vaccine can take up to 2-3 years to developed

    • John Travolta | March 13, 2020 at 8:31 AM | Reply

      Yes generally.
      But since its officially a pandemic more research more tests more haste more funds spend might decrease the amount of time it takes.


    • They will make it faster because it’s a pandemic
      And I’m pretty sure that Canada just started on a vaccine

    • They are already hiring patients for human trials in seattle because they were able to bypass the animal testing phase which is usually required.

    • jose mauras 12-18 months.

  6. this is real time plague inc game

  7. By the time they come up with a vaccine for it, it will mutate and not work. Then we’ll be back to square one. In other words it’s up to us to protect ourselves, we’re on our own!

    • @Sceplecture I respect your reply. Maybe I wasn’t clear. That’s why I have a flu and pneumonia shot every year. Every year can be a different strain. That doesn’t mean I believe I’m protected from this virus.
      Wait a minute .just re-read your reply. You are correct. My logic is a bit missing.

    • Bob Winters no one knows that. No one.

    • Lynda Koers you don’t get a pneumonia shot every year. Do you get a MMR, DTaP, meningitis, polio, smallpox, etc every year because all those diseases “mutate?” No. Some have to be repeated because your immune system doesn’t hold the immunity forever, but it isn’t because of mutation.

    • Sometimes, a virus can mutate to kill itself, I hope it will come true

    • Prometheus Venom | March 18, 2020 at 3:19 AM | Reply

      Jim26D You know that isn’t true at all

  8. Ariel Malsi Real | March 14, 2020 at 5:40 PM | Reply

    The World: *[Already Infected]*

    Cure: *[In Progress…30%]*

  9. “It is not easy for a man to conquer himself.”

  10. We need more stories on how the country isn’t going to run out of toilet paper.
    Or better yet…educational videos for those who apparently don’t know how to use toilet paper efficiently (hint: it’s all in the # of plys)
    C’mon people

  11. Indiana Jones | March 15, 2020 at 4:57 PM | Reply

    That’s comforting a 94% failure rate

    • Jesse Carliner | March 16, 2020 at 2:07 PM | Reply

      That would not necessarily be sequential failures. Simultaneous efforts would take place similar to basketball brackets.

    • @Alexander Canella The Spanish flu was back in 1918. There was no way for them to get an accurate number of deaths back then. I’m sure the death rate was a lot higher.

    • Alexander Canella | March 16, 2020 at 4:17 PM | Reply

      @Bruce Leroy if anything it’s an overestimate because it only goes by confirmed cases. Just like the number we are getting right now is surely an overestimate. It’s super contagious and at least half as deadly as the Spanish flu. That would still make it one of the most deadly pandemics in recorded history.

    • KingDoms Kingdom1985 | March 17, 2020 at 3:28 AM | Reply

      @Narata that’s the spirit, believe that a biological body can be kept safe and free from diseases and viruses by believing in a “higher power”.

    • Believe in the 6%

  12. Buttercup Productions | March 15, 2020 at 6:17 PM | Reply

    My science teacher told us that it could take years to perfect a vaccine,but if it’s ready soon it might not work as well.

  13. Doesn’t matter how long it takes. I can’t wait for this historic pandemic to be over.

    • There will be another one.

    • @Techlume testing isn’t widely available…. Once testing becomes more available the number of cases will increase…. The number of deaths will also increase… But the number of diagnosed cases will increase at a higher rate a lot faster….. Lowering the mortality rate by a lot…. Again…. Testing isn’t widely available….. Once testing is the mortality rate will be greatly lowered.

    • Sleeplxss SZN | March 17, 2020 at 4:24 AM | Reply

      Jay Kizer fr

    • Sleeplxss SZN | March 17, 2020 at 4:24 AM | Reply

      2020 is the worst year

    • David Blaine | March 17, 2020 at 4:32 AM | Reply

      @Sleeplxss SZN not even close bruh. But at least Trump is gonna get reelected. At least we have that to look forward too

  14. 94% failure

    Entire population: *My time has come..*

  15. I love how he said there is no vaccine for malaria… of course there is no vaccine to malaria, it’s a parasitic infection

  16. Insipid Panda | March 16, 2020 at 1:30 AM | Reply

    Yo, who’s car alarm is going off?


  17. saafia cooley | March 16, 2020 at 1:43 AM | Reply

    Man I love getting this in my suggestion page, really helped my mood

  18. Der Hof 2007 | March 16, 2020 at 1:08 PM | Reply

    Apparently you don’t watch movies… They can make this in hours.

  19. Galatians 3:26 - 29 | March 16, 2020 at 1:20 PM | Reply

    The theory of herd immunity is nonsense.

    Go check the case of USS McHenry and 25 sailors.

  20. Miguell Gallegos | March 16, 2020 at 6:02 PM | Reply

    This might take several years to devlope a vaccine

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