Melbourne-made vaccine to tackle COVID Omicron variant | 7NEWS

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A Melbourne-made vaccine is set to be trialled.. to combat the new Omicron COVID strain. It was developed in just 5 months by Monash University researchers and the Doherty Institute. It’s the first mRNA product made in Australia. If the vaccine candidate is given the green light, pharmaceutical manufacturer IDT has the capacity to produce 100 million doses a year. Professor Colin Powton is from Monash University ,and is behind the vaccine. He joined Sunrise for a live interview.

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