From the Purpose of the Document: "Selected disease areas are identified as WHO [World Health Organization] priorities for research and product development. In the case of COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019], target product profile development followed the COVID-19 Global research and innovation forum: towards a research roadmap. The target audience includes vaccine scientists, product developers, manufacturers and funding agencies. All the requirements contained in WHO guidelines for WHO policy recommendation and prequalification will also apply. The criteria below lay out some of the considerations that will be relevant in WHO's case-by-case assessments of COVID-19 vaccines in the future."
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