Approximately 80 groups around the world are researching vaccines and some are now evenentering clinical trials.

Last month, the first human trial for a vaccine was announced by scientists in Seattle. They are skipping all animal research to test its safety or effectiveness.

  • Australian scientists have begun injecting ferrets with two potential vaccines. It is the first comprehensive pre-clinical trial involving animals, and the researchers hope to test humans by the end of April
  • University of Oxford researchers are aiming to have a million doses of a vaccine by September, and are starting human trials