Why We Don’t Have a Vaccine

There are reasons vaccines don’t happen quickly, and it’s not always science-related

Out of sight out of mind. There’s a few reasons—beyond just the scientific intricacies—that a vaccine for Covid-19 may remain out of reach. Jesse Smith, a medical student, outlines them in the story below. They include the fact that infectious diseases often lose people’s attention and financial support once the outbreak subsides, and the fact that a successful vaccine isn’t lucrative. Read below for more.

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