A team of British scientists thinks it can have a vaccine for the COVID-19 coronavirus ready by this fall -- as soon as September, according to the team's lead researcher

This news comes as the global death toll from the coronavirus has passed 100,000, and Britain's prime minister Boris Johnson who's tested positive for the coronavirus was recently moved into intensive care. Visit BGR's homepage for more stories.
The global toll from the COVID-19 coronavirus has reached another grim milestone, surpassing 100,000 deaths from the virus, while the world waits to see the first tangible results from teams spanning multiple countries that are racing to make a vaccine ready.

To that end, scientists in Britain provided new hope over the weekend that a finished product is coming soon, and perhaps much sooner than even the most optimistic experts predicted. Sarah Gilbert, a professor of vaccinology at Oxford University, told The Times of London that the team of scientists that she leads -- one of dozens around the world trying to develop a vaccine -- could have one ready as soon as September. And that, at least at this point, she’s “80% confident” that it will be a successful vaccine.

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