vaccine

Small bottles labeled with a "Vaccine COVID-19" sticker and a medical syringe
Trump admin selects five coronavirus vaccine candidates as finalists

There is currently no approved vaccine for COVID-19 caused by the new coronavirus.

By REUTERS
03/06/2020
Pfizer projects October release date for coronavirus vaccine

Pfizer, BioNtech and other companies are racing to develop a vaccine, since there are currently no approved treatments and only mixed results of medicines under study against the virus.

02/06/2020
Vaccine (illustrative)
Moderna: First patients dosed with COVID-19 vaccine in Phase 2 study

The company’s chief scientist is Israeli-born Tal Zaks, who earlier this month told N12 that he is “not surprised that the vaccine works.”

Vials of investigational coronavirus disease (COVID-19) treatment drug remdesivir are capped at a Gi
WHO, 37 countries launch alliance to share tools to battle COVID-19

"Vaccines, tests, diagnostics, treatments and other key tools in the coronavirus response must be made universally available as global public goods."

By REUTERS
29/05/2020
COVID-19 immunity lasts only six months, reinfection possible - study

Since there is no treatment or vaccine for the novel coronavirus, the only way to stop its spread is through social distancing and good hygiene.

Fake MIGAL COVID-19 vaccine
Fake Israeli coronavirus vaccine being sold in South America

Boxes with MIGAL’s Hebrew logo contain small sealed vials of the fake vaccine and a set of counterfeit instructions for use – also in Hebrew.

China to use COVID-19 vaccine by end of year even if trials not completed

The reason for this decision is because of the dwindling number of new coronavirus cases in China.

27/05/2020
Scientists: Gaucher’s disease drugs effective against COVID-19

Scientists found that antiviral treatment using both drugs led to a significant reduction in the replication capacity of the coronavirus.

A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him
Cyberattacks target Israeli labs working on coronavirus vaccine

The attacks attempted and failed to damage the vaccine development process, but did not attempt to steal information.

26/05/2020
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