Tag Archives: Vaccine

Coronavirus vaccine breakthrough: ‘New generation cure’ that stops virus developed

The revolutionary treatment prevents the coronavirus from entering the body’s virus receptor cells while at the same time allowing immune systems to recognise the virus and learn how to fight it. In the future it could also be used with other viruses such as seasonal influenza. If human trials of the new therapy are successful… Read More »

Things you should think about when you hear “vaccine by end of the year”

On July 27, 2020, the Washington Post reported, Two coronavirus vaccines begin the last phase of testing: 30,000-person trials, wrapping it in historical terms: Getty Images At 6:45 a.m. Monday, a volunteer in Savannah, Ga., received a shot in the arm and became the first participant in a massive human experiment that will test the effectiveness of… Read More »

U.S. government gives Moderna Inc $472 million for coronavirus vaccine development

A view of Moderna headquarters on May 08, 2020 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Moderna was given FDA approval to continue to phase 2 of Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine trials with 600 participants. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Moderna Inc., a biotech company that develops pharmaceuticals, received $ 472 million award from the federal Biomedical Advanced Research and… Read More »

Coronavirus: Call to infect volunteers in Covid-19 vaccine hunt

Nobel laureates are among scientists calling for volunteers to be exposed to coronavirus after receiving a vaccine to see if it offers protection. In an open letter to the head of the US National Institutes of Health, the group says so-called “challenge trials” could accelerate vaccine development. The Oxford University Covid-19 vaccine programme’s director said… Read More »