COVID-19: How a vaccine was developed so quickly

One of Britain's leading vaccine scientists has said it is extraordinary that a jab has been developed safely in just 10 months.

Professor Robin Shattock, who is leading the development of a vaccine at Imperial College London, spoke of his pride that Pfizer/BioNTech's jab had been shown to be effective just months after COVID-19 emerged in Wuhan, China.

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