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The world will need more than one Covid-19 vaccine so drug companies must partner in the race to develop the weapons to fight the novel coronavirus, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) chief executive officer Emma Walmsley tells Reuters. GSK and Sanofi (SNY) plan to develop a vaccine to fight the fast-spreading coronavirus. The drug makers expect to start clinical trials for the vaccine in the second half of this year and, if successful, the vaccine would be available in the second half of 2021.

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