Flu vaccination more important than ever during the month of April

1 April 2020 - With the 2020 flu season not far away, all Australians — and especially those in vulnerable groups ...

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People over 65 to be given new flu shot for free

1 April 2020 - Amid the COVID-19 chaos, everyone is being urged to get the flu vaccine early this year.  ...

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Developing COVID-19 vaccines at pandemic speed

30 March 2020 - Rapid publication of a perspective co-authored by former head of Australian Department of Health. ...

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Johnson & Johnson announces a lead vaccine candidate for COVID-19; landmark new partnership with U.S. Department of Health & Human Services; and commitment to supply one billion vaccines worldwide for emergency pandemic use

30 March 2020 - Company Expects to Initiate Phase 1 Human Clinical Studies of Vaccine Candidate at Latest by September 2020. ...

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COVID-19: frontline virus fighters to trial TB vaccine

27 March 2020 - Thousands of Australian doctors, nurses and health workers will be given a tuberculosis vaccine in a ...

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Coronavirus drugs, vaccine are many months away, health experts say

24 March 2020 - Public- and private-sector medical officials cautioned that further study is needed to assess possible treatments pushed by ...

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FDA and EMA collaborate to facilitate SARS-CoV-2 vaccine development

23 March 2020 - Vaccines offer a way to build immunity to a disease-causing microorganism before one has ever been exposed ...

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Coronavirus vindicates capitalism

19 March 2020 - Drug companies will save lives, even as Bernie Sanders is denouncing them. ...

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First regulatory workshop on COVID-19 facilitates global collaboration on vaccine development

18 March 2020 - Today, the first global regulatory workshop on COVID-19, was convened under the umbrella of the International Coalition ...

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Making a new vaccine is not a race, it is a lottery

17 March 2020 - The COVID-19 novel coronavirus outbreak has challenged global researchers to find a vaccine. ...

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Covid-19: medicine, vaccine supply disruptions likely - PHARMAC

16 March 2020 - Drug buying agency PHARMAC is warning further disruptions to medicine supplies are inevitable, as measures are taken ...

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2020 seasonal influenza vaccines

13 March 2020 - The Australian Influenza Vaccine Committee has reviewed data related to epidemiology, antigenic and genetic characteristics of ...

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Brexit means coronavirus vaccine will be slower to reach the UK

15 March 2020 - And it will cost more here because of the UK pulling out of the European Medicines Agency ...

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COVID-19: developers of medicines or vaccines to benefit from free scientific advice

13 March 2020 - EMA provides full fee waivers for scientific advice applications from developers of potential therapeutics (to treat ...

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Therapeutic Goods Administration prepare to fast track coronavirus vaccines and treatment

11 March 2020 - The Therapeutic Goods Administration is gearing up to fast track the approval of any vaccines or treatments ...

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