Taylor and her colleagues conducted their assessment by reviewing available evidence from public sources through October 8, 2020, combined with interviews with global and regional vaccine experts, as well as Ministry of Health officials in select countries.
This scientific assessment comes following British PM Boris Johnson's announcement that the coronavirus vaccine may be ready in the first part of next year.
However, in case their vaccine becomes available, trial results will be scrutinized by regulators who would approve before it can be used.
Powis presented data showing a rapid rise in hospitalizations in recent weeks, with around 500 in-patients in early September compared with over 11,000 today.
These are vaccines from the German company Bioendech and the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer and the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca. "But for (COVID-19 vaccines), how many more people would have died had you waited just for one day?"
"And so many are getting taken off the market and snatched up and reserved for high-income countries, leaving potentially very little for low- and middle-income countries".
Both vaccine candidates are now in stage three clinical trials, and supplies will begin arriving in Australia in early 2021 - if they are proven safe and effective.
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The COVAX facility, an initiative by the World Health Organisation, GAVI, The Vaccine Alliance, and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness and Innovations, has so far managed to secure doses to vaccinate 250 million people.
Earlier, the chief executive of NHS England said the Health Service was preparing to administer the COVID-19 vaccine before Christmas if the vaccine was ready.
While the federal government is doing everything it can to give Canadians access to the safe and effective vaccines, vaccine supply will likely be limited at first, requiring careful decisions about how to protect those at highest risk from COVID-19 and make the greatest impact with an initially limited resource.
Afterwards, everyone aged 80 and over and health and social care workers should be next to receive the jab.
The head of the Imperial vaccine trial has said we will be living with the effects of coronavirus for "many years to come".
Of the 44, nine are in phase III clinical evaluation and are being submitted to thousands of people to confirm safety and efficacy.
There are now more than 10,000 Covid-19 patients hospitalized across England, with nearly 1,000 on ventilators, according to government data.