Doctor testing Moderna vaccine says it’s ‘simply mind-boggling’ that injection may be ready in 2020

“We are developing at a pace that has never been done before,” Emory medicine professor Dr. Carlos del Rio said on CNBC’s “Power Lunch.” Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Johnson & Johnson Partners with Vibalogics on Development of Lead COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

Vibalogics GmbH (Cuxhaven, Germany) will manufacture additional clinical trial material for the lead COVID-19 vaccine candidate currently in development by… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Here’s why a coronavirus vaccine might be ready early next year—and what could go wrong

Scientists still don’t fully understand key aspects of the deadly virus, including how immune systems respond once a person is exposed. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Trump administration’s ‘Warp Speed’ plan gets this right about speeding up a Covid-19 vaccine

The Trump administration on Friday unveiled “Operation Warp Speed,” an effort to bring a vaccine to market “prior to the end of the year,” Trump said. According to scientists, collaboration will be key to condensing vaccine timelines. Wealth SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

AstraZeneca receives $1 billion in US funding for Oxford University coronavirus vaccine

AstraZeneca has agreed to initially supply at least 400 million doses of Oxford University’s coronavirus vaccine and secured total manufacturing capacity to produce 1 billion doses. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Early-stage trials for coronavirus vaccine developed in Singapore could start next month, says professor

Scientists in Singapore are developing a vaccine for the coronavirus, with hopes that early-stage clinical trials could come as soon as next month, according to a professor at Duke-NUS Medical School. Asia News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Taiwan ‘disappointed and angry’ about being excluded from WHO meeting, says it is developing its own coronavirus vaccine

Taiwan on Tuesday said it was “disappointed and angry” with the World Health Organization (WHO) for not inviting Taipei to joining this year’s World Health Assembly (WHA.) Asia News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Moderna shares surge 30% after reporting ‘positive’ data on early-stage coronavirus vaccine trial

Moderna’s closely watched early-stage human trial for a coronavirus vaccine produced Covid-19 antibodies in all 45 participants, sending the company’s shares surging by about 30% in premarket trading. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Self-Assembling Nanoparticle Technology Could Be Game Changer for COVID-19 Vaccine Development

A ground-breaking novel nanoparticle vaccine technology based on a self-assembling nanoparticle could prove to be a game changer for the… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Interim Estimates of 2018-19 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness – United States, February 2019

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Trump’s Claim Of A Coronavirus Vaccine By January Is ‘Preposterous’ | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

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Trump pushes 'warp speed' effort on coronavirus vaccine, ignoring lessons from a long-ago drug calamity

Along with everyone else in the world, President Trump wants a coronavirus vaccine now. The most optimistic time by which a coronavirus vaccine might be ready, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, the leading infectious disease specialist on the president’s coronavirus … Read more…

Novavax Could Deliver 100M Covid-19 Vaccine Doses By End of Year, Says R&D Head

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CDC Study Describes New Lab Method to Test Flu A(H3N2) viruses, Has Potential to Improve Flu Vaccine Strain Selection

A recent study published in Scientific Reports describes CDC’s development and use of a new laboratory method called “HINT” to antigenically characterize 422 influenza A(H3N2) viruses (hereafter called “H3N2”) that circulated mostly in the United States from 2011-2018. Seasonal Flu SPECIAL … Read more…

Trudeau participates in virtual summit that raised $11 billion for vaccine research | Your Morning

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Pharma giants granted coronavirus approvals but doubts remain on manufacturing a global vaccine

Experts warn that vaccine timelines look ambitious and argue more thought is needed on manufacturing. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of … Read more…

A coronavirus vaccine cannot be reasonably expected until the end of 2021, professor says

That timeline would be a “very reasonable” expectation because of the necessary Phase 2 and 3 trials of any vaccine to guarantee both safety and efficacy, according to Dale Fisher, chair of the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Outbreak Alert … Read more…

Trump grants ‘Operation Warp Speed’ a blank check to develop vaccine, source says

President Donald Trump has essentially given “Operation Warp Speed” a blank check as the team of government officials, scientists and private companies aims to produce hundreds of millions of doses of a life-saving coronavirus vaccine by early next year. CNN.com … Read more…

Vaccine Expert: ‘Using Terms Like Operation Warp Speed, That Doesn’t Help Us’ | MTP Daily | MSNBC

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Merck Supports Jenner Institute to Reach First Milestone in COVID-19 Vaccine Manufacturing

Merck (Darmstadt, Germany) has helped The Jenner Institute (Oxford, UK) lay the foundation for large-scale production of its COVID-19 vaccine… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Tokyo Olympics Will Be ‘Difficult’ to Hold Unless There’s a Coronavirus Vaccine, Japan Medical Association Says

(TOKYO) — The medical community in Japan is moving toward a consensus that holding next year’s Tokyo Olympics may hinge on finding a coronavirus vaccine. Japan Medical Association president Yoshitake Yokokura said in a video media conference on Tuesday that … Read more…

Coronavirus Vaccine Doctor Says He Was Fired Over Doubts on Hydroxychloroquine

Rick Bright was abruptly dismissed this week as the director of the Department of Health and Human Services’ Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority. NYT > U.S. > Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Brett Giroir, Trump’s testing czar, was forced out of a job developing vaccine projects. Now he’s on the hot seat.

A performance evaluation at Texas A&M in 2015 said he was “more interested in promoting yourself” than the health science center where he worked. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Coronavirus UK live: Lockdown to be extended as minister warns no return to normal without vaccine

Foreign secretary Dominic Raab to lead meetings on Covid-19 physical distancing measures as sources say ministers have no lockdown exit plan Coronavirus latest: at a glance Coronavirus – latest global updates See all our coronavirus coverage 10.37am BST The Institute … Read more…

Race for coronavirus vaccine ‘is a global effort’ for mankind — not just one country, Germany says

Finding a coronavirus vaccine is a collaborative effort, according to experts, but who gets priority when one is finally found could be controversial. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Israeli Scientists to Announce Development of Coronavirus Vaccine

 Over 50 experienced PhD scientists from the Israel Institute for Biological research (IIBR; Ness-Ziona, Israel) are working to produce a… Coronavirus | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Update: Influenza Activity – United States and Worldwide, May 19-September 28, 2019, and Composition of the 2020 Southern Hemisphere Influenza Vaccine

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First COVID-19 vaccine trial at Kaiser Permanente Washington

On March 16, 2020, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute gave the first-ever injection of an investigational vaccine for the 2019 novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, to volunteers participating in phase one of the federally sponsored clinical trial. This is the first vaccine trial … Read more…

Trial of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine starts Monday, government official says

Subscribe to Fortune’s Outbreak newsletter for a daily roundup of stories on the coronavirus outbreak and its impact on global business. The first participant in a clinical trial for a vaccine to protect against the new coronavirus will receive an experimental dose … Read more…

Interim Flu Vaccine Effectiveness Estimates for the 2019-20 Flu Season Show Flu Vaccines Providing Substantial Protection, Especially in Children

Today, CDC published new interim flu vaccine effectiveness (VE) estimates for the 2019-2020 flu season Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL … Read more…

The ecology of coronaviruses – Dr. Gregory Poland, Director of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group.

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The Immigrant Racing To Deliver a Coronavirus Vaccine Never Would Have Made It to Trump’s America

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast/Getty President Trump was getting inaugurated later that week, so he was understandably absent when Bill Gates issued a prescient warning at the 2017 World Economic Summit in Davos, Switzerland. “Ebola and Zika showed … Read more…

Coronavirus Vaccine Unlikely to Become Available This Year, Professor Says

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Pence Delivers Coronavirus Update: Vaccine Could Go To Trials Within 6 Weeks | MTP Daily | MSNBC

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Moderna President Hopes to Develop Coronavirus Vaccine in Record-Setting Time

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Dr. Gregory Poland, director of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group, discusses novel coronavirus.

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New findings in humans provide encouraging foundation for upcoming AIDS vaccine clinical trial

Some people infected with HIV naturally produce antibodies that effectively neutralize many strains of the rapidly mutating virus, and scientists are working to develop a vaccine capable of… Aid / Disasters News From Medical News Today BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL … Read more…

No link found between MMR vaccine and autism, even among children with other risk factors for autism

A nationwide cohort study of all children born in Denmark to Danish-born mothers between 1999 through 2010 concluded that the mumps, measles, and rubella (MMR) vaccine does not increase the risk of autism, does not trigger autism in susceptible children, … Read more…