Luke O’Neill: Scientists have delivered against Covid-19. Now the politicians need to

‘When lockdown ends we have a chance to show we’ve learned from our experience’

 A doctor prepares a dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at Cremona Hospital, Italy, on January 6th. Photograph:  Marco Mantovani/Getty Images

A doctor prepares a dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at Cremona Hospital, Italy, on January 6th. Photograph: Marco Mantovani/Getty Images

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The one thing I have always had faith in when it comes to Covid-19 is science. I knew of the massive effort to produce safe and efficacious vaccines. And the many scientists and doctors trying to find therapies to treat people who become sick with the virus.

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