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COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise in First Peer-Reviewed Research
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COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise in First Peer-Reviewed Research
https://www.pittwire.pitt.edu/news/covid...d-research

Quote: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists announced a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. When tested in mice, the vaccine, delivered through a fingertip-sized patch, produces antibodies specific to SARS-CoV-2 at quantities thought to be sufficient for neutralizing the virus.


The paper appeared April 2 in eBioMedicine, which is published by The Lancet, and is the first study to be published after critique from fellow scientists at outside institutions that describes a candidate vaccine for COVID-19. The researchers were able to act quickly because they had already laid the groundwork during earlier coronavirus epidemics.   

“We had previous experience on SARS-CoV in 2003 and MERS-CoV in 2014. These two viruses, which are closely related to SARS-CoV-2, teach us that a particular protein, called a spike protein, is important for inducing immunity against the virus. We knew exactly where to fight this new virus,” said co-senior author Andrea Gambotto, associate professor of surgery at the Pitt School of Medicine. “That’s why it’s important to fund vaccine research. You never know where the next pandemic will come from.”
 

A small glimmer of hope.
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COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise in First Peer-Reviewed Research
Eureka! That's it. This "virus" is a nothing more than a long con, a hustle, to get all the anti-vaxers to eat thier words, and succumb power of the dark side.
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COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise in First Peer-Reviewed Research
By the time the governments of the world manage to get a vaccine to the people the crisis will have passed and we'll have herd immunity.
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(04-04-2020, 11:43 AM)Dānu Wrote: By the time the governments of the world manage to get a vaccine to the people the crisis will have passed and we'll have herd immunity.

Is this what the experts are saying?
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COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise in First Peer-Reviewed Research
(04-04-2020, 02:52 PM)GenesisNemesis Wrote:
(04-04-2020, 11:43 AM)Dānu Wrote: By the time the governments of the world manage to get a vaccine to the people the crisis will have passed and we'll have herd immunity.

Is this what the experts are saying?

No, that's just something of a Murphy's law pessimistic opinion of mine. Vaccine development and deployment is typically a very long scale enterprise. Even if we get a vaccine in six months, rolling out the vaccine to 8 billion people (or 367 million) is going to take forever and suck the life out of that set of industries. Things are easier said than done. Mnuchin suggested people could get their stimulus within a month. It will take up to six months to get it to everybody.
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COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise in First Peer-Reviewed Research
(04-04-2020, 02:56 PM)Dānu Wrote:
(04-04-2020, 02:52 PM)GenesisNemesis Wrote:
(04-04-2020, 11:43 AM)Dānu Wrote: By the time the governments of the world manage to get a vaccine to the people the crisis will have passed and we'll have herd immunity.

Is this what the experts are saying?

No, that's just something of a Murphy's law pessimistic opinion of mine.  Vaccine development and deployment is typically a very long scale enterprise.  Even if we get a vaccine in six months, rolling out the vaccine to 8 billion people (or 367 million) is going to take forever and suck the life out of that set of industries.

I have a lot of pessimistic opinions too, like how in my view a violent revolution is preferred. People don't like that though. Sad
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COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise in First Peer-Reviewed Research
(04-04-2020, 10:14 AM)no one Wrote: Eureka! That's it. This "virus" is a nothing more than a long con, a hustle, to get all the anti-vaxers to eat thier words, and succumb power of the dark side.

Have you been on the cousins' forum? Sadcryface
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COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise in First Peer-Reviewed Research
(04-04-2020, 02:59 PM)GenesisNemesis Wrote:
(04-04-2020, 02:56 PM)Dānu Wrote:
(04-04-2020, 02:52 PM)GenesisNemesis Wrote: Is this what the experts are saying?

No, that's just something of a Murphy's law pessimistic opinion of mine.  Vaccine development and deployment is typically a very long scale enterprise.  Even if we get a vaccine in six months, rolling out the vaccine to 8 billion people (or 367 million) is going to take forever and suck the life out of that set of industries.

I have a lot of pessimistic opinions too, like how in my view a violent revolution is preferred. People don't like that though. Sad

I can't imagine why. Deadpan Coffee Drinker
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Scientists will eventually develop the vaccine and people like Ken Ham will thank God for the cure.  Dodgy
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(04-04-2020, 03:12 PM)Dānu Wrote:
(04-04-2020, 02:59 PM)GenesisNemesis Wrote:
(04-04-2020, 02:56 PM)Dānu Wrote: No, that's just something of a Murphy's law pessimistic opinion of mine.  Vaccine development and deployment is typically a very long scale enterprise.  Even if we get a vaccine in six months, rolling out the vaccine to 8 billion people (or 367 million) is going to take forever and suck the life out of that set of industries.

I have a lot of pessimistic opinions too, like how in my view a violent revolution is preferred. People don't like that though. Sad

I can't imagine why.  Deadpan Coffee Drinker

Oh so people should like your pessimistic opinions but not mine? Ok, I see how it is.  Dodgy
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COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise in First Peer-Reviewed Research
And this is why science is better than asking Invisible Sky Daddy to fix things. Science gets shit done. Let's hope it holds up throughout further testing.
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COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise in First Peer-Reviewed Research
(04-04-2020, 03:14 PM)Gwaithmir Wrote: Scientists will eventually develop the vaccine and people like Ken Ham will thank God for the cure.  Dodgy

And blame atheists for the disease. I'm already hearing this. "Godless scientists brew up horrors in their labs and release it on Christians!" (Bad grammar not mine.)
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COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise in First Peer-Reviewed Research
Quote:rolling out the vaccine to 8 billion people


If it actually works they'll charge $10,000/dose, insurance won't cover it and they'll make just enough for the upper 1%.
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COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise in First Peer-Reviewed Research
(04-04-2020, 08:14 PM)Minimalist Wrote:
Quote:rolling out the vaccine to 8 billion people


If it actually works they'll charge $10,000/dose, insurance won't cover it and they'll make just enough for the upper 1%.
But you can go to Guatemala and get something just as good for $10Gringo.
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COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise in First Peer-Reviewed Research
But President Fuckface won't let you back in the country then.
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