Forget Wuhan. If a respected virologist is correct, most will Germans get the novel coronavirus at some point in their lives. Follow us into a diagnostics lab and a preventative "quarantine" as a dozen global teams develop a vaccine.
A number of candidate vaccines for COVID-19 use a genetic modification of the virus. It's a relatively new process that scientists say may be safer and cheaper than conventional vaccines. Aren't there any downsides?
Researchers say they are surprised at the number of people who have offered to take part, as they usually struggle to find enough guinea pigs. The study will test the success of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by CureVac.
The WHO says an independent panel is to assess global responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. This comes as the number of cases worldwide approaches 12 million. Follow DW for the latest.
The number of new coronavirus cases around the world rose by over 228,000 over the past 24 hours — setting a new record. Countries are re-implementing lockdowns as the virus spreads. Follow DW for the latest.
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