AstraZeneca Says Vaccine Against COVID-19 Variants May Take Nine Months to Develop

Officials in South Africa recently halted the rollout of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine after a study revealed it offered little protection against the deadly disease’s 501Y.V2 variant, which has become dominant in the country. However, it’s unlikely the vaccine will be permanently tossed aside as leaders work to redirect the vaccines elsewhere.

AstraZeneca Says Vaccine Against COVID-19 Variants May Take Nine Months to Develop
Officials in South Africa recently halted the rollout of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine after a study revealed it offered little protection against the deadly disease’s 501Y.V2 variant, which has become dominant in the country. However, it’s unlikely the vaccine will be permanently tossed aside as leaders work to redirect the vaccines elsewhere.