Coronavirus Vaccine

Petition urges FDA, other bodies to stop using sharks in COVID-19 vaccines

Despite existing alternatives, squalene made from sharks is commonly used because it is readily available and is often cheap, rather than due to its effectiveness.

23/09/2020
Trump's promise to vaccinate all Americans by April unrealistic - experts

New research shows the fear that the vaccine approval process is being fast-tracked is causing Americans to worry the vaccine won't be safe, and as a result, they are less likely to get vaccinated.

20/09/2020
New survey reveals tourism industry reached record highs before COVID-19

According to the survey, 94.4% of tourists ranked their visit to Israel as good to excellent.

18/09/2020
A volunteer receives an injection in a human clinical trial for a potential vaccine against the nove
Moderna to seek emergency use of COVID-19 vaccine if data shows efficacy

Moderna's vaccine candidate - mRNA-1273 - is nearing the finish line in its push to enroll 30,000 individuals in a late-stage trial of a novel coronavirus vaccine.

By REUTERS
17/09/2020
Moderna's Tal Zaks to 'Post': Coronavirus vaccine is personal

Moderna’s chief medical officer said he hopes that by spring the world will be in a much better place.

Some volunteers quit COVID-19 vaccine trial after AstraZeneca scare

The first vaccines are due to be available in early 2021.

By REUTERS
15/09/2020
New Israeli tech targets coronavirus with vaccine priority system

This Israeli technology was recently filed for a patent in the United Arab Emirates’ patent office.

When ready, the coronavirus vaccine will only be 50% effective

When referring to a 50% effectiveness, this means that for every 100 people, only 50 will become immune to the disease.

Three Jews on a mission to develop a coronavirus vaccine

#2 - Vaccine hunters: Tal Zaks, Shmuel Shapira & Alexander Gintsburg

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