For months, CBC Saskatoon reporter Alicia Bridges was granted special access to the work of Canadian scientists racing to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. Today on Front Burner, their trials and tribulations and what it could mean for Canadians’ access to one.
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A global race for a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine is underway. More than 160 of them are in different stages of testing around the world.
Canada is in this race, too. A group of scientists at VIDO-InterVac — the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization in Saskatoon — is trying to get through a decade's worth of testing and approvals as early as next year.
Today on Front Burner, CBC Saskatoon reporter Alicia Bridges takes us inside a lab working on a Canadian COVID-19 vaccine and inside the lives of the scientists trying to find it.