The WHO launches a global initiative on treatments for COVID-19

24 April 2020 - How to develop vaccines and drugs, and get them to 7 billion people? ...

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FDA approves MenQuadfi, the latest innovation in meningococcal (MenACWY) vaccination

24 April 2020 - Latest innovation in quadrivalent meningococcal vaccination designed for use in persons 2 years of age and older ...

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Bill Gates on how to fight future pandemics

23 April 2020 - The coronavirus will hasten three big medical breakthroughs. That is just a start. ...

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Swift COVID-19 vaccine within reach, say Swiss scientists

21 April 2020 - A team of researchers at the University of Bern is hoping to be the first to ...

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The race to find a COVID-19 vaccine

23 April 2020 - The sum of £42.5 million is a lot to pay for a small sliver of protein.  ...

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Director of U.S. agency key to vaccine development leaves role suddenly amid coronavirus pandemic

21 April 2020 - Rick Bright, one of the nation’s leading vaccine development experts and the director of the Biomedical ...

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Here’s why a COVID-19 vaccine could end up costing you a small fortune

21 April 2020 - Things have gone from bad to worse for Brian Helstien. For a decade, he’s been grappling ...

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Human trials to begin on COVID-19 vaccine by Thursday

21 April 2020 - A million doses of their experimental coronavirus vaccine could be ready as early as September, Oxford scientists ...

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Coronavirus puts big pharma’s IP regime to the test

21 April 2020 - “Chaotic” is how Jorge Contreras, a law professor at the University of Utah, describes a struggle ...

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If pharma helps quench the COVID-19 pandemic, what will it want in return?

21 April 2020 - Make no mistake: the only long-term solution to the COVID-19 pandemic is a safe and effective ...

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Crisis or not, Alberta must not do an end-run around Health Canada

20 April 2020 - On April 12, in response to a perceived delay in Health Canada’s approval of a Canadian-made ...

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Record 16.5 million flu vaccines to protect Australians

19 April 2020 - The Australian Government has secured three million additional doses of seasonal influenza vaccines to protect Australians from ...

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Greg Hunt: Australia now leading the race for a vaccine

16 April 2020 - Australia has long punched above its weight in health and medical research — think Gardasil, cochlear and ...

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NIH to launch public-private partnership to speed COVID-19 vaccine and treatment options

17 April 2020 - The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Foundation for the NIH are bringing together more than ...

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The coronavirus is mutating. What does that mean for a vaccine?

16 April 2020 - Around the world, hope for a return to normalcy is pinned on a vaccine, the “ultimate ...

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