Researchers at Tulane's National Primate Research Center are hoping to find a vaccine for the deadly coronavirus.
Officials announced yesterday that Dr. Jay Rappaport will lead a team of 10 researchers that will soon receive live samples of the virus in order to begin their search for a vaccine.
According to reports, the researchers will infect nonhuman primate species and develop an animal model of the disease with the help of a small team of veterinarians.
They hope to develop a vaccine within six months of receiving the grant to fund the experimentation.
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