Coronavirus Vaccine

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

A United Arab Emirates (UAE) flag waves alongside an Israeli flag
Israel and UAE to collaborate on AI, cloud computing for COVID-19

The office will act as a gateway for Israeli companies seeking to operate and set up business in the UAE.

12/09/2020
China to test nasal spray coronavirus vaccine

Some scientists believe that nasal sprays can be more effective than injections.

12/09/2020
8,000 cargo jets needed to deliver corona vaccine across the globe - IATA

IATA's director general and CEO is calling it the "mission of the century."

The dangers inherent in a 'miracle' coronavirus vaccine – opinion

Trump's miracle coronavirus vaccine could actually work, it would be a miracle – but miracles don't happen often.

By GWYNNE DYER
10/09/2020
Viruses, William Osler and antisemitism

Osler was a philosemite who appreciated the contributions by Jews to medicine.

By JACOB SIVAK
17/09/2020
Bottles labeled "Vaccine" stand near medical syringe in front of "Coronavirus COVID-19" display
Nine US, European COVID-19 vaccine developers sign pledge to uphold safety

Nine CEOs sign historic pledge to continue to make the safety and well-being of vaccinated individuals the top priority in development of the first COVID-19 vaccines.

By REUTERS
09/09/2020
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