Ottawa researchers eye cancer fighting viruses in search for COVID-19 vaccine

Publié le mardi 28 avril 2020

OTTAWA -- As the pandemic continues its global grip, health experts agree that until a vaccine is discovered, day-to-day life may not return to normal.

That’s one reason a team of Ottawa doctors are using their cancer research to create a vaccine for COVID-19.

Researchers at the Ottawa Hospital are harnessing the power of previously developed cancer-fighting viruses to attack COVID-19, building upon the same concepts but using them as a vaccine.

Dr. Carolina Ilkow is working alongside cancer research pioneer Dr. John Bell and others across the country, genetically modifying the harmless viruses into a COVID-killer.

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