According to the World Economic Forum, we are seeing unprecedented cooperation between researchers, the medical industry and regulators as they work to develop and distribute a vaccine.
However, the unique nature of the pandemic means that the development of the vaccine also comes with new challenges.
In addition to the urgency in which it’s needed, there are various logistical considerations that must be taken into account.
This week on Talk Africa we look at how close are we to having a vaccine? And how are some of the challenges being addressed as the race to develop it continues.