Coronavirus Vaccine

A test tube labelled vaccine is seen in front of AstraZeneca logo in this illustration taken, Septem
AstraZeneca resumes US COVID-19 vaccine trial as J&J prepares to do same

AstraZeneca paused its US trial on Sept. 6 after a report of a serious neurological illness, believed to be transverse myelitis, in a participant in the company's UK trial.

By REUTERS
24/10/2020
Moderna completes enrollment in large COVID-19 vaccine study

The study includes more than 11,000 participants from minority communities, including 6,000 Hispanic or Latin-American participants.

By REUTERS
22/10/2020
Coronavirus vaccine under development (illustrative)
'Diplomatic efforts to procure more COVID-19 vaccine candidates underway'

A senior Health Ministry official said that the ministry is trying to ensure Israeli citizens have access to a vaccine as soon as possible.

Israel names its coronavirus vaccine candidate: Brilife

Human trials expected to start by the end of the month.

An individual dose of the filled SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate made by biotech company IDT Biologika
Cuomo unveils plan for rolling out COVID vaccine when available

"We don't know how many doses we're going to get. We don't know what vaccine we're going to get. We don't know when we're going to get it," NY Gov. Cuomo said on Sunday.

Herd immunity, reinfection and the ‘Great Barrington Declaration’

The Declaration demands a return to “life as normal” – no mention of masks, social distancing, contact tracing or COVID-19 tests – for everybody except “the vulnerable.”

By GWYNNE DYER
17/10/2020
COVID-19 case confirmed in pope's Vatican residence

Three Vatican residents who tested positive recently have recovered, Saturday's statement added.

By REUTERS
17/10/2020
Tobacco is being used as key ingredient in some coronavirus vaccines

"If you wanted to be cynical about it, you could. But we tend to think of it as like at the end of the day, the tobacco plant in and of itself is still just a plant."

18/10/2020
Coronavirus vaccine under development (illustrative)
Britain moves closer to COVID-19 vaccine trials that infect volunteers

Volunteers are given a vaccine and then about a month later are deliberately infected with the disease under controlled conditions.

By REUTERS
16/10/2020
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