Coronavirus Lockdowns Should Not Be Lifted Fully Until Effective Vaccine Developed, Lancet Modeling Study Suggests; Search For Vaccine Continues But Will Take Time
CNN: Lockdowns shouldn’t be fully lifted until coronavirus vaccine found, new study warns
“Coronavirus lockdowns across the globe should not be completely lifted until a vaccine for the disease is found, according to a study based on China’s outbreak published in medical journal The Lancet. China’s draconian restrictions on daily life appear to have halted the first wave of Covid-19 across much of the country, but the researchers used mathematical modeling to show that premature lifting of measures could result in a sweeping second wave of infection…” (Reynolds, 4/9).
ABC (Australia): A vaccine for coronavirus is the goal, but what does it take to get there? (Taylor, 4/8).
New York Times: More Coronavirus Vaccines and Treatments Move Toward Human Trials (Sheikh/Thomas, 4/8).
Wall Street Journal: What AIDS Taught Coronavirus Leaders: You Can’t Bank on a Fast Vaccine (Radnofsky/Cohen, 4/8).