Coronavirus vaccine efforts

There are over 125 efforts underway to develop a vaccine for the Covid coronoavirus. Here’s a chart summarizing the status of some of the most promising, including all five of the ones designated by the White House for the Warp Speed project. The data is from the New York Times but the chart is my own.

Vaccine
Type

Producer

Warp
Speed

Color
Legend (Testing phase)

RNA based Genetic Vaccines

Moderna

WS

Phase
III trials

Pfizer
Fuson BioNTech

WS

Phase II
trials

Imperial
College Morningside

Phase I
trials

Curevac

Pre-clinical

DNA
based Genetic Vaccine

Inovio

Viral Vector (use other viruses to insert coronavirus proteins
into cells to trigger immunce response)

Astra-Zeneca
Oxford

WS

CanSino
Biologics

Johnson
& Johnson Beth Israel

WS

Novartis
Mass. Eye & Ear

Merck
IAVI

WS

Vaccines use covid virus fragments or proteins

Novavax

Clover
GSK

Baylor
Texas Children’s Hospital

Univ. of
Pittsburgh

Univ. of
Queensland CSL GSK

Sanofi
GSK

Vaxart

Uses whole deactivated coronoavirus

Sinovac
Biotech

Sinopharm

Inst. Of
Medical Biol.

Repurposes
existing TB vaccine

Murdoch
Children’s Res. Inst.

 

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