Coronavirus vaccine: Will someone develop a vaccine? Why not?

CORONAVIRUS cases spiked dramatically when the definition of the illness was broadened to diagnose people in the Chinese province of Hubei. As cases continue to increase, will someone develop a vaccine? Why not?
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