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Even if civil aviation remains weak, the odds are pretty high that air travel will eventually recover given the vaccine rollouts in my view. With the Rolls-Royce share price now around 110p per share, should I buy? Here’s what I think.Vaccines & variantsAs I have written before, I reckon a short-term factor that affects the Rolls-Royce share price a lot is the battle between Covid-19 vaccines and variants. On that front, there is some new news.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…In terms of vaccines, the US recently approved Johnson & Johnson’s one shot vaccine, which should increase supply by a fair amount over the next few quarters. 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If the number of cases continue to drop meaningfully, I think expectations for a rebound in air travel could rebound and that could continue to help the Rolls-Royce share price.The Rolls-Royce share price: what I’d doAlthough I don’t know what’s going to happen, I personally think that the vaccines will win out, and as a result, I’d buy Rolls-Royce given the current share price. Although the variants will spread, I reckon companies could potentially come up with vaccine candidates that will eventually target those strains more effectively. Technology is rapidly improving, especially now that scientists have arguably solved the protein folding problem.With that said, the timeline of the recovery in air travel is highly uncertain even if the vaccines are currently winning. Rolls-Royce management themselves previously thought that 2021 widebody engine flying hours could rebound to 70% of 2019 levels. 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