Saturday, September 19, 2020

Innovative Medicines and Vaccines to Fight COVID-19

Posted by Elena del Valle on June 17, 2020

Between Scientific Challenge and Reputational Impact
Will the value of innovation be recognized?
By Javier Marin
Senior director
Healthcare Americas
LLYC

Javier Marin, senior director, Healthcare Americas, LLYC

Javier Marin, senior director, Healthcare Americas, LLYC

Photo: LLYC

SARS-CoV-2, or COVID-19, was first detected in mid-December 2019. The virus had already spread by the time its source had been discovered because, unlike other viruses (such as SARS-CoV-1), this one can remain hidden for a long time. However, after five months of this health and economic crisis, there are now signs of hope for curing and vaccinating the population thanks to the swift efforts of dozens of scientists around the world. Every day, they are getting closer to finding a medicine that promises to end this deadly virus. Scientists in China, Germany and the United States are leading the research in the race to develop therapies and vaccines. Click to read the entire Innovative Medicines and Vaccines to Fight COVID-19