Concerns about the spread of COVID-19: When will a vaccine be developed? When can we expect the “Super Vaccine”?

Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) News published an article featuring Dr. Manki Song, Deputy Director General of IVI’s Science unit, to discuss global efforts to create a vaccine against COVID-19. Read translated excerpts from the full article below.   When will a vaccine be developed? When […]

Jerome Kim for Korea, Factual: “Hong Kong’s handling of COVID-19 outbreak & Prospects of vaccine development”

Jerome Kim, Director General of IVI, sat down with Korea, Factual, a weekend radio show on tbs eFM [101.3MHz] to discuss vaccine development for COVID-19, how international governments and organizations have been coordinating following the outbreak, and progress on IVI’s ongoing work to develop vaccines against […]

Korea should join efforts in vaccine development to prevent pandemics (JoongAng Ilbo)

by Jerome H. Kim, Director General of the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) Originally published in the JoongAng Ilbo (Korean language) and Korea JoongAng Daily (English language)   Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19. […]

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