Italy at centre of quest for COVID-19 vaccine - Speranza

Minister meets researchers working with Oxford Uni

(ANSA) - ROME, JUN 18 - Health Minister Roberto Speranza said Thursday that Italy is playing a lead role in the quest to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus.
    "Italy is at the centre of the challenge for a vaccine against Sars-Cov2," Speranza said via Facebook.
    "Today I met the management and the researchers of IRMB, the Italian company that is working in collaboration with the University of Oxford on the testing of the vaccine against COVID-19.
    "Only a safe, effective vaccine can take us out of the emergency.
    "That's why Italy's role in the European initiative is important.
    "We are proud of our scientists and of the excellence of Italian research". (ANSA).


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