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9 February 2020 – Takis vaccine against 2019-nCov Coronavirus mentioned on Italian TV channel RAI 3

Emanuele Marra, Director of infectious diseases area and Fabio Palombo, Director of Immunology and Vaccine area at Takis appeared on the Italian TV programme “Mezz’ora in più” by Lucia Annunziata.

They described Takis and Evvivax research to develop a genetic vaccine against 2019-nCov Coronavirus delivered by our DNA-electroporation platform. As soon as the genetic sequences of the new Coronavirus became available, our researchers started to work on the vaccine. They were able to design a genetic vector in few days that is now going to be tested in rodents and then in humans.

Watch the full interview: Mezz’ora in più – Coronavirus la corsa contro il tempo