Australia must work to avoid 'vaccine nationalism', former top bureaucrat warns

18 May 2020 - A former top bureaucrat has warned the international race to develop a vaccine against the novel ...

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COVID-19 vaccine frontrunners emerge as rollout debate rages

18 May 2020 - Governments and drug makers are weighing how to roll out coronavirus vaccines, including reserving the first ...

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Coronavirus vaccine could be ready in a year: EU medicine agency

14 May 2020 - A vaccine to counter the new coronavirus could be approved in about a year in an ...

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Russia says search for a coronavirus treatment should not be a medical ‘arms race’

14 May 2020 - Russia’s sovereign wealth fund has been funding Russian development and production of the drug favipiravir, an anti-influenza ...

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Moderna receives FDA fast track designation for mRNA vaccine (mRNA-1273) against novel voronavirus

12 May 2020 - Finalizing protocol for Phase 3 study of mRNA-1273, expected to begin in early summer of 2020. ...

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COVID-19 update: FDA takes new actions to accelerate development of novel prevention, treatment options for COVID-19

11 May 2020 - Today, the U.S. FDA took important actions to help accelerate the development of prevention and treatment options ...

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Pricing of COVID-19 treatments and coronavirus vaccines

11 May 2020 - At least 250 drugs and 95 vaccines are currently being investigated (mostly pre-clinical) in relation to ...

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COVID-19: Health Minister David Clark announces more medicines, vaccines in $160 million PHARMAC budget boost

10 May 2020 - Health Minister David Clark has rejected claims he and other Government ministers have been "gagged", as ...

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Influenza vaccines released for 2020 season

8 May 2020 - Six influenza vaccines are available in Australia in 2020. All of these vaccines are quadrivalent, which ...

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The equitable distribution of COVID-19 therapeutics and vaccines

7 May 2020 - Scientists from across the globe are racing to develop effective vaccines and therapeutics for COVID-19.  ...

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Australia lacks vaccine making capacity, Defence report warns

6 May 2020 - Australia lacks the facilities and know-how to make its own pandemic vaccines, a report to government ...

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World leaders donate to COVID-19 vaccine funding drive

5 May 2020 - Experts says $20 billion needed to vaccinate global population. ...

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Pfizer and Biontech dose first participants in the U.S. as part of global COVID-19 MRNA vaccine development program

5 May 2020 - Pfizer and BioNTech ramping up manufacturing capabilities to further increase production capacity in 2020/2021. ...

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Bill Gates donates $10 million to Australian trial of immune-boosting vaccine

5 May 2020 - Bill Gates has donated $10 million to an Australian trial of a vaccine that researchers hope ...

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COVID-19: Australia’s pledge to $12 billion virus fight, WHO issues vaccine warning

5 May 2020 - Scott Morrison has promised more than $352 million as part of a global coronavirus vaccine fundraiser, but ...

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