Fears COVID-19 vaccine could become powerful card in world politics | ABC News


Across the world, more than 115 coronavirus vaccines are in development. Eight human trials are underway — five in China. A vaccine will become a powerful political tool, potentially freeing the citizens of the country that produces it from the shackles of life with coronavirus. And while the stakes weren’t as high for the swine flu pandemic in 2009, lessons have been learnt to help with today’s response.

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