Vaccine futures

Have we reached the point where we can speculate about vaccine timelines?

John Skylar, PhD
5 min readJul 29, 2020

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“When will we have a vaccine?” is a question that I get asked on the regular. I think when the pandemic started, this was anybody’s guess, but with several vaccines entering Phase 3 trials, we are nearing the point where we can begin to speculate about the answer.

The first thing we need to understand is the different types of vaccines. The Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines are both nucleic acid vaccines; they include an mRNA that codes for critical…

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John Skylar, PhD

Virologist, author, damn fool. Also found at www.johnskylar.com and www.betterworlds.org. Opinions my own, impressions yours.