Jul 07, 2020 | News | Jerusalem & Area

No guarantee COVID-19 vaccines will prove widely effective -- government adviser

Even as scientists worldwide race to develop a vaccine against COVID-19, a newly appointed member of Israel’s national vaccine committee has warned that there is no guarantee the shots will prove widely effective.

“If we’re lucky, we’ll get a vaccine that’s effective at 90 percent, but if we’re less lucky, it could be 30%, and if we’re unlucky, we could get no vaccine at all,” warned Cyrille Cohen, head of the immunotherapy laboratory at Bar Ilan University. “We really don’t know,” he stressed.

Full Story (The Times of Israel)