This Italian startup is working hard to develop the first vaccine to kill coronavirus: Will it win the race?

May 20, 2020 283

BY: Shubham Sharma

The entire world is racing to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus. Multiple pharmaceutical companies, startups, and test labs are working around the globe to come up with a vaccine. One such company is a humble startup from Europe called Takis Biotech. The Italian startup has been working on a vaccine for COVID-19 and has now announced a new milestone in its journey. 

Takis Biotech pivoted from working on developing cancer treatments to coronavirus vaccine. It has been working on the vaccine since late January. Now, it has announced that the first injections of the DNA vaccine candidates have produced neutralising antibodies in test animals. 

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