Primates and Covid-19 vaccine

Given the many close parallels between human and non-human primate (NHP) physiology, including similar respiratory systems and immune-aging patterns, NHP research is a critical translational model for understanding how COVID-19 develops and spreads—and one of our best hopes for the timely development of therapeutics, vaccines and potential cures.

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