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China races to develop vaccine before coronavirus mutates | DW News

With China's deadly Wuhan coronavirus continuing to spread, scientists and pharmaceutical companies are racing to find a way to medically contain the virus. Lessons learned from the SARS epidemic nearly two decades ago may help them in developing a vaccine. It's a race against time before the virus has a chance to mutate. Global concerns over the virus are mounting, as more cases are identified abroad. Germany has now confirmed its first case of the virus. More than a dozen other countries are also reporting infections. In China the death toll has jumped to 100, with more than 45-hundred confirmed cases. Domestic travel bans are already in place, and now the government has asked people to delay foreign travel. For millions, life has come to a complete standstill.

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  • Posted on Feb 04, 2020 at 03:16 am

    Who manufactured this one . Was it the world police ?

  • Posted on Feb 04, 2020 at 06:53 am

    I just ordered a bunch of things from China last month and they will be here soon. I'm kind of scared to open any boxes not going to lie.

  • Posted on Feb 04, 2020 at 10:05 am

    Your information is very good. please click on icon for more information for CORONAVIRUS IMMEDIATE

  • Posted on Feb 04, 2020 at 11:41 am

    Not the first deadly virus to come from China …I wonder why ..???

  • Posted on Feb 04, 2020 at 12:13 pm

    We can kill the coronavirus if we roast it with memes.

  • Posted on Feb 04, 2020 at 15:53 pm

    The reporter now has the virus

  • Posted on Feb 04, 2020 at 19:51 pm


  • Posted on Feb 04, 2020 at 20:16 pm

    Hello World.. Help them please 🙁 #greetingfromIndonesia

  • Posted on Feb 05, 2020 at 16:47 pm

    finding a cure scientists need to find out why some people are just carriers with no symptoms and while others get severe symptoms, I believe thats the key to find the cure to mimic bodies of carriers
    1) is there another virus which gives immunity to coronavirus after you recover? (cross immunity)
    2) is it some defficiency in peoples bodies which make them more vulnerable to the disease, eg. selenium, bioflavonoid, zinc, iron, vitamin C deficiency?

  • Posted on Feb 05, 2020 at 17:18 pm

    It’s all in the Bible Matthew chapter 24. Jesus said, I am the Way, the truth, and the life, no man cometh to the Father but by me. John 14:6 Ask Jesus to come into your heart forgive you of your sins and save you today. He will give you eternal life. Read your Bible tell others

  • Posted on Feb 05, 2020 at 19:04 pm

    The air in wuhan might be contaminated.

  • Posted on Feb 05, 2020 at 22:52 pm

    Hears bo2 zombies music*

  • Posted on Feb 06, 2020 at 02:00 am

    Never trust the CCP. Don’t have any sympathies for the chinese either. God punish them.

  • Posted on Feb 06, 2020 at 08:20 am


  • Posted on Feb 06, 2020 at 13:03 pm

    Pray for China from India

  • Posted on Feb 06, 2020 at 13:30 pm

    For once, I feel safe living in Indonesia. Despite being close to China, our country are bunch of island, and most island have no reason to visit unless its the main island or you actually live there. Transportation/getting from one to another also hard.

  • Posted on Feb 06, 2020 at 23:56 pm

    When HIV medications are stopped, the viral load comes right back. HIV meds are forever. What is happening?

  • Posted on Feb 07, 2020 at 04:18 am

    Thank you for the News🇨🇷🙏🏻

  • Posted on Feb 07, 2020 at 05:47 am

    Hong Kong, UK and the US already have vaccines that are being tested.

  • Posted on Feb 07, 2020 at 14:48 pm

    2:10 give this man another jacket

  • Posted on Feb 07, 2020 at 17:40 pm

    too late, it was in the news this am. Coronavirus type II has emerged from animal to human transfer. Next the zombie apocalypse from communist china

  • Posted on Feb 07, 2020 at 19:22 pm

    reporter to self: haha I'm in danger

  • Posted on Feb 08, 2020 at 01:23 am

    Keep strong china !

  • Posted on Feb 08, 2020 at 04:54 am

    It’s not gonna be as bad as smallpox.

    or will it?

  • Posted on Feb 09, 2020 at 02:29 am

    China faces a lot of cases now, because there weren't been taken any measurements. Hopefully the numbers will lower in the future

  • Posted on Feb 09, 2020 at 14:08 pm

    3month before the vaccine will be ready, I hope so

  • Posted on Feb 09, 2020 at 21:51 pm

    from animal transmitted to Human = NcoV-2019 >> mutated NcoV-2019 Type 2 ( more deadly )

  • Posted on Feb 10, 2020 at 11:58 am

    I wonder if he is still alive?

  • Posted on Feb 10, 2020 at 16:37 pm

    They're lying about the the numbers is 28 thousand people die already. This not a new virus look on some your cleaning supplies they have a list of viruses on there human coronavirus is on there.the label say it kills it in 30 seconds so they know of this virus they release it in the public.

  • Posted on Feb 10, 2020 at 16:39 pm

    They wanted it to spread population control. questions is don't trust the government they all work together when it comes to controlling the narrative of us.

  • Posted on Feb 10, 2020 at 22:02 pm

    The only way to get rid of corona virus ,say Allah Akbar and beg pardon for your sins from Allah ,the only God of Universes.and refrain from eating meat forbidden by Allah the greatest.and am trying to find medicine /solution of corona virus and infect corona virus actually pushed me to work on many dangerous viruses including HIV etc .and I have big hope that I will get success with the help of Allah the GREATEST.

  • Posted on Feb 10, 2020 at 23:23 pm

    Do not panic but fight against the disease.wash your teeth 5 times a day.and do not sit if you want to live.try to remain in standing position more so fluids may not gather in your lungs.take expectorant cough syrups preferably.corona virus is nothing if handled immediately.if you will delay treatment then it will be not forget to have some some stomach medicines like risek 40 mg capsule before taking any relevant medicine.keep your stomach perfect during the course of disease.corona virus appears after 14 days normally but you will feel little changes in your body from very first not avoid those changes.and start cure.Vitamin C is very important with combination of vitamin D and E ,to strengthen your immune system.exposure to sun light is very important.maintain your room temperature at approximately 30 degree centigrade.Am once again telling governments and people ,do not panic ,but turn to Allah ,the only God of universes.refrain from taking meat forbidden in Quran by Allah the greatest and most powerful ,most merciful and beneficent.corona virus basically attack your brain that control your breathing system according to mine from this point my research work on corona virus is Am seeking potential medicine that may kill virus through that specific portion of brain.when you will be able to disengage effected part of brain responsible for growth of virus then virus will die on it's own.specific part of brain activates above normal range to help grow corona to normalize above normal activation of specific part of brain ,you may need deductive medicines as prescribed by some competent sleeping more breaks intensity of flue.

  • Posted on Feb 11, 2020 at 01:21 am

    certain countries are getting certain dark clouds .. can you see ?

  • Posted on Feb 11, 2020 at 15:04 pm

    They should give everyone in wuhan weed to relax a little instead of fearing for death every day

  • Posted on Feb 15, 2020 at 11:27 am

    Answer is in those recovered patients. Actually scientists should be able to retrieve the immune cells off those recovered to inject into those with weak immune system. Actually scientists should be able to retrieve the immune cells off those recovered to inject into those with weak immune system.

  • Posted on Feb 15, 2020 at 11:32 am

    I think it is a germ warfare. How the virus know it was a CNY holiday? Some enemy must have spread them purposely during the festive season.

  • Posted on Feb 17, 2020 at 15:31 pm

    I suggest everyone grab a calculator go back 70 days to around mid December ( 16 ) 2019, then start at number 1 and multiply that number by 1.22 for 70 times, which takes you up until around 17 Feb and see what number you get. Note up until this point 17 Feb, the average infection spread has not fallen below 22% day on day compounding. Note serious infection control did not appear to kick in until late Jan early Feb, so the spread numbers prior to that would expect to be much higher than the current average spread, which has been in steady decline based on official data, which of course is not to solely be relied upon. The factor of 1.22 or 22% being the mean average daily infection spread day on day since official WHO data had commenced recording, from 20 Jan 2020 to 16 Feb 2020. It will give you a rough idea on potential numbers.

  • Posted on Mar 04, 2020 at 19:54 pm

    why not finely chop the effected lung tissue and make a spray vaccine ?

    ebola ended when physicians started plasma transfer of survivors into death bed patients.

  • Posted on Mar 05, 2020 at 03:13 am

    Why, if Moderna produced and delivered the mRNA-1273 vaccine on February 26, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases will start testing it only two months later, by the end of April, collect the results by the end of August !!! and follow the standard test procedures until next year, when it will be of little use, due to the global spread and mutations? In such critical cases, with million potential deaths, the rules must be changed, we have to adapt faster than the virus! Our laws were done in times without such a threat. Maybe the non-toxicity can be checked for in a few days and the basic immune response in weeks, not in four months, while the large scale should start immediately after. I'm not claiming to be an expert but I think with a modified emergency protocol the vaccine might be distributed in two-three months, not in a year. This is not flu, is not killing 0.1%. Is far more contagious, with no genetic awareness in humans and kills 3.5%, which is 35 times more! The statistics of completely asymptomatic cases is very low, so the numbers are these, we like it or not. Those scientists worked day and night to produce a vaccine in one month, I think faster procedures are required, we cannot afford one year. There might be risks for the first testings but people in exposed areas can chose taking them or not, while the risk of spreading the virus is many orders of magnitude higher.

  • Posted on Mar 22, 2020 at 23:20 pm

    Where was this virus starting point ???

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