and animal


The European biomedical sector is pouring its resources into a search for a Covid- 19​ vaccine and studies, using animals, are a vital part of that effort. Testing is often conducted using monkeys, ferrets or mice.

Here are some useful sources of information on the importance of this type of research.


How vaccines are developed​

Covid-19 research using animals in Europe

Animal rights groups and Covid-19

The science of Covid-19


Americans for Medical Progress (AMP) has created a video showing how animal studies led to lifesaving vaccines throughout history.

This video highlights the important and irreplaceable role of animal studies in developing vaccines.

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