Position paper to Covid-19: RKI: at Least one Corona vaccine could be in the fall of 2020 available

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) considers the use of a vaccine against the Coronavirus in the fall for possible. "Preliminary forecasts, the availability of a

Position paper to Covid-19: RKI: at Least one Corona vaccine could be in the fall of 2020 available

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) considers the use of a vaccine against the Coronavirus in the fall for possible. "Preliminary forecasts, the availability of a vaccine (possibly more) until the fall of 2020 is possible", - stated in a published on Wednesday the publication of the authority entitled, "The pandemic in Germany in the next few months".

it also warned, however, that it would be dangerous to trust to the current time to the fact that with vaccination beginning in the fall, the pandemic will be manageable, since uncertainties such as mutations or only a short Immunity could relativize the Benefits of vaccinations.

"In any case, it is essential that, without delay, a nationwide vaccination campaign for the time to prepare is an effective vaccine available," emphasize the RKI experts. "Already viable concepts for the storage, distribution logistics, priority groups, or comprehensive Impfüberwachung be developed."

Updated Date: 12 August 2020, 11:21

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