UN health chief announces global ‘solidarity trial’ to jumpstart reseach for COVID-19

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UN health chief announces global ‘solidarity trial’ to jumpstart search for COVID-19 treatment

Health

Source: WHO, 18 March 2020

Just 60 days after the genetic sequence of COVID-19 was shared by China, the first vaccine trial has begun, the UN health chief said on Wednesday, calling it “an incredible achievement” and urging the world to maintain “the same spirit of solidarity” that has helped fight Ebola.