TEARS OF JOY To the WORLD as RESEARCHERS finally find relief over CORONAVIRUS epidemic
Over 38 companies and academic institutions are racing to create a vaccine for the coronavirus. At least four have candidates they have been testing on animals. The first produced by Boston-based biotech firm Modern.
What types of drugs might work?
1.Antiviral drugs that directly affect the. coronavirus’ ability to thrive inside the body.
2. Drugs that can calm the immune system – patients become seriously I’ll when their immune system overreacts and starts causing collateral damage to the body.
3. Antibodies either from survivors’ blood or made in the lab that can attack the virus
Other countries that have made breakthrough in the vaccines are India, China (which started the epidemic), Glaxo Smith Kline in the UK, Johnson and Johnson in the US.
Australia’s national government science agency will test two vaccine candidates over the next three months. It is part of the global race to make sure they stop the epidemic that has put a halt to the world. Crippling the world at large with no means to adequately fight.
Maryland based Novamax, has now repurposed vaccines for SARS-COV-2(A vaccine recently created) and has proved to start working. They have candidates ready for try outs this spring.