Scientists around the world are working hard to develop a vaccine to prevent COVID-19. A team in Oxford led by Prof. Sarah Gilbert, Prof. Andrew Pollard, Prof. Teresa Lambe, Dr Sandy Douglas and Prof. Adrian Hill started work designing a vaccine in January 2020. The current status is that they have identified a vaccine candidate and are working towards the first clinical testing phase.
Andrew Marr is joined by Professor Sarah Gilbert, vaccinologist at Oxford University, Anneliese Dodds MP, shadow chancellor, Sir David Attenborough and Angel Gurría, secretary-general of the OECD. With news review by Anushka Asthana, The Guardian and Hugh Pym, BBC Health Editor.
First shown BBC One 9am 19Apr2020 (available for 12 months)