Speed of vaccine trials is 'unprecedented'
Updated 22:54, 06-May-2020
The Agenda

With more than 100 vaccines in development around the world to fight COVID-19, the race is on to find one that works as quickly as possible.

But how does that work? And how can we squeeze a process that normally takes ten years into a matter of months? 

Jerome Kim, director general of the International Vaccines Institute, explains the science, development, production, and distribution behind vaccines - laying out the likely roadmap we will have to follow to beat the new coronavirus.

Take a deep dive with one of the world's leading vaccination experts into how scientists, pharmaceutical companies and politicians could sign off on a global vaccine in under a year and the hurdles we face in getting it to as many people as possible worldwide. 


Check out The Pandemic Playbook, CGTN Europe's major investigation into the lessons learnt from COVID-19.

[This article was updated on 06/05/2020 to remove incorrect references to the relationship between the IVI and the UN]