University Chemistry ›› 2020, Vol. 35 ›› Issue (12): 29-34.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX202007015

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Design Principle and Research Progress of COVID-19 Vaccine

Wenhao Li, Yanmei Li()   

  • Received:2020-07-06 Accepted:2020-07-08 Published:2020-07-13
  • Contact: Yanmei Li


The COVID-19 pandemic caused significant losses to the global community. The pathogen, called SARSCoV-2, showed high infection rate and certain case-fatality rate, which bring great challenges to treatments. Vaccination is the major way for epidemic prevention which attracts several developers to conduct COVID-19 vaccine studies. This paper presents the design principle of a COVID-19 vaccine and summarizes the latest research progress on vaccine development. The authors hope to provide insights for understanding vaccine study of COVID-19.

Key words: COVID-19, Vaccine, Platform