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Germany tries to stop Trump from luring away firm working on coronavirus vaccine
The German government said the U.S. was looking into how it could gain access to a potential vaccine being developed by a German firm, CureVac.
UK secures 90 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine
The British government announced on Monday the signing of two agreements for the purchase of a total of 90 million doses of two vaccines against Covid-19 under development.
Oxford vaccine triggers immune response
A coronavirus vaccine developed by the University of Oxford appears safe and triggers an immune response.
Moderna enters phase 3 clinical trial of its Covid-19 vaccine
The first major study of a Covid-19 vaccine in the United States began this Monday morning with the administration of one dose to a single patient in Savannah, Georgia, the first inoculation for the Moderna and the National Institutes of...
More than 5 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines have already been purchased globally
Although no experimental vaccine has yet demonstrated efficacy against the new coronavirus in clinical trials, at least 5.7 billion doses have already been purchased in advance worldwide, and the first orders have been advanced by the Un...
Johnson & Johnson begins the last stage of clinical trials of its COVID-19 vaccine
Johnson & Johnson became the fourth pharmaceutical group to begin phase 3 clinical trials of its experimental vaccine against Covid-19 in the United States on Wednesday.
Pharmaceutical companies to have vaccine in the U.S. by the end of the year
October is a crucial month in the race for a Covid-19 vaccine, with advances that could lead to some Americans getting vaccinated by the end of 2020.
Time to Reset Expectations for World Economy With Virus Untamed
Investors banking on a coronavirus vaccine to save the world economy in 2021 need to temper their ambitions as scientists increasingly warn of a long and difficult road ahead.
Everything you need to know about Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine
Reported breakthrough in race to find coronavirus vaccine welcomed by scientists and leaders, but experts caution many questions remain.
Pfizer’s and BioNTech’s vaccine is the start of the end of the pandemic
Its 90% effectiveness is as good as it gets, and bodes well for other vaccines. But getting them quickly to the right people will be hard
Wall Street is busy trying to figure out how to profit from a Biden presidency
Joe Biden will be the 46th president of the United States -- and Wall Street is busy trying to figure out how to profit from that.
Carnival plans $1.5B stock offering after coronavirus vaccine hopes cause shares to soar
Carnival Corp. shares were sharply lower Tuesday after the company announced plans to sell $1.5 billion of common stock.
Vaccine? Pfizer's CEO sold $5.6 million in stock the day he announced promising vaccine news
Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla filed to sell millions of dollars of his company's stock Monday - the day the pharmaceutical giant announced positive data about its coronavirus vaccine.
‘The cavalry is coming’: Another Covid vaccine about to be approved in US, says Fauci
The US’s top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci has said the country is about to approve another coronavirus vaccine, following days after Pfizer and Germany’s BioNTech announced their vaccine has proved 90 per cent effective.
For a Vaccine to Save Lives, Society Has to Make Some Decisions
In distributing a coronavirus vaccine, the U.S. needs to learn from past mistakes.
Inventor of the world’s most promising coronavirus vaccine says his drug can end the pandemic
The scientist behind the promising Pfizer coronavirus vaccine with more than 90% efficacy says the drug can end the pandemic. BioNTech CEO Uğur Şahin explained in an interview that the vaccine protection from symptomatic infections “will...
For Thanksgiving Day, Zoom will lift its 40-minute time limit for free meetings
The holidays are upon us and one tech company is already in the giving spirit.
Why is the West still not learning from Asia’s Covid-19 success?
Is it really fears over privacy or differences in culture – or is it just plain arrogance?
Why the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is no cure for all coronavirus ills
Amid the excitement over a vaccine said to be 90 per cent effective, questions remain over virus mutations, people refusing to take it and the problem of storing it at -80 degrees.
AstraZeneca shares fall after efficacy findings for Covid-19 vaccine
Analysts say ‘lower efficacy for higher dose’ needs explaining, as results below those of rivals
Russia says Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine is 95 per cent effective
Developers said the vaccine will be available on international markets for less than US$10 per dose and will be free for Russian citizens.
Russia says its Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 is 95% effective
Russia said Tuesday that its Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19, developed by the Gamaleya research center in Moscow, is 95% effective.
Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine results face growing scrutiny
Share price drops as critics question claim vaccine could protect up to 90% of people
AstraZeneca and Oxford defend Covid vaccine trials after questions raised in the U.S.
“We believe that this product will never be licensed in the U.S.,” one group of critical U.S.-based analysts wrote this week.
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