Led by the Doherty Institute of Infection and Immunity, and with start-up funding from the Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services, Vax4COVID is an alliance of Australian vaccine clinical trial centres, with extensive experience and expertise in the conduct of vaccine clinical trials, including pandemic viral vaccines, formed to facilitate the conduct of Phase II trials of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidates in Australia.

Trials in Healthy Adults and the Elderly

Alliance Centres and Supporting Institutions

                                       

Scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (round blue objects) emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab.  SARS-CoV-2, also known as 2019-nCoV, is the virus that causes COVID-19.  Source: NIH (NIAID).