Italy in pole position in the vaccine race
The race for a coronavirus vaccine began months ago in the world, and “Europe is far ahead of the USA”. The vaccine developed in Oxford in partnership with the Italian company IRBM of Pomezia (Rome) is in pole position. “We are making sure that a significant part of the production takes place in Italy, and that Italy is one of the leading countries”, says Walter Ricciardi, Adviser to the Minister of Health and member of the WHO’s Executive Board. “Vaccine is the real solution”, he points out.
Article published on il Tempo – 11/06/2020