10
February
2020
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13:45
Europe/Amsterdam

Singapore scientists aim to test coronavirus vaccine in as soon as 3 months

Singapore scientists are working with international partners to develop a trial for a vaccine for the Novel Coronavirus, with plans to begin testing it in as soon as four months. Prof Tan Chorh Chuan, Chief Health Scientist at the Ministry of Health, said at a press conference held on 10 February 2020 that Duke-NUS Medical School is working with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (Cepi) to roll out a vaccine trial in Singapore.