Tag: coronavirus vaccine

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Covid vaccines must be ‘a global, public good,’ WHO says

November 19, 2020

Via: CNBC Healthcare

News from global pharma firms that their coronavirus vaccine candidates are highly effective is welcome, but work needs to be done to ensure they reach everyone around the world, the World Health Organization’s Europe chief said Thursday. “I firmly believe […]

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VA Joins Pentagon in Recruiting Volunteers for COVID Vaccine Trials

November 6, 2020

Via: Kaiser Health News

The Department of Veterans Affairs is recruiting 8,000 volunteers for the Phase 3 clinical trials of at least four COVID-19 vaccine candidates at 20 federal medical facilities across the U.S., according to officials with the VA and Operation Warp Speed, […]

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States will need billions to distribute the Covid vaccine as federal funding falls short

October 27, 2020

Via: CNBC Healthcare

With the development of a coronavirus vaccine nearing its final stages, public health departments across the U.S. are hastily preparing to distribute it — even though they don’t know when it will be approved or which ones will ultimately get […]

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WHO says there’s no ‘silver bullet’ to defeat coronavirus and ‘there might never be’

August 3, 2020


The World Health Organization said Monday there may never be a magical cure for the coronavirus even as scientists and drugmakers across the globe race to find a safe and effective vaccine. Scientists have made progress in identifying treatments that […]