Volume 586 Issue 7830



News Features

News & Views

All eyes on a hurdle race for a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine p.501

Leading COVID-19 vaccine candidates have progressed through laboratory tests at record speed. Two early clinical trials suggest that immunization delivers a favourable immune response and safety profile, but questions remain.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-020-02926-w

Seeds of cancer in normal skin p.504

Sequencing the genomes of individual skin cells called melanocytes has revealed a rich landscape of DNA changes. These insights shed light on the origins of melanoma, an aggressive type of cancer.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-020-02749-9