ADVISORY-German institute withdraws report saying COVID-19 vaccine could be available in autumn

13 Aug 2020 / 02:42 H.

    (Germany's infectious disease body, the Robert Koch Institute, on Wednesday retracted a report posted earlier on its website that said a first vaccine against the coronavirus could be available as early as autumn. The report also said it would be dangerous to trust that a vaccination from autumn 2020 can control the pandemic. An institute spokeswoman said the report was posted in error and was withdrawn.) STORY_NUMBER: L8N2FE536 STORY_DATE: 12/08/2020 STORY_TIME: 1509 GMT

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