Aussie-made coronavirus vax is making a comeback

The promising vaccine was shelved in December when some trial volunteers falsely tested positive for HIV, however it is now being re-engineered

The shelved University of Queensland-CSL coronavirus vaccine is back in development, with new data revealing it sparked an immune response in 99% of recipients in early testing.

Clinical trials of the much-anticipated UQ-CSL V451 vaccine came to a disappointing halt last December, after initial data from 120 healthy volunteers, aged 18-55, revealed many who received the vaccine had also recorded false positive tests for HIV.

The problem stemmed from the ground-breaking technology used in the vaccine