The head of the Food and Drug Administration says vaccine developers will be expected to study COVID-19 shots in racial minorities, the elderly, pregnant women and those with other health conditions.
By Associated Press
Pharmaceutical companies and governments around the world are chasing a coronavirus vaccine, fast tracking the usually years-long vaccine development procedure to a few months. ProPublica reporter Caroline Chen joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the ambitious timeline and the unpredictability of…
By PBS NewsHour
A U.S. company says it's on track to begin a huge study next month to prove if its COVID-19 vaccine candidate really works. Moderna Inc. is developing the experimental shot with the National Institutes of Health.
By Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
The British government has hosted a vaccine summit that raised billions of dollars to immunize children in developing countries as expert wrestled with the difficult question of how any potential vaccine against the coronavirus might be distributed globally — and…
By Maria Cheng, Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
By Hope Yen, Calvin Woodward, Associated Press, Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer
So it was this past week when he took very personally a scientific study that should give pause to anyone thinking of following Trump's lead and ingesting a potentially risky drug for the coronavirus. He branded the study's researchers, financed in…
By Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer
An experimental vaccine against the coronavirus showed encouraging results in very early testing, triggering hoped-for immune responses in eight healthy, middle-aged volunteers, its maker announced Monday.
By Elana Schor, Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press
On a weekend when many pandemic-weary people emerged from weeks of lockdown, leaders in the U.S. and Europe weighed the risks and rewards of lifting COVID-19 restrictions knowing that a vaccine could take years to develop.
By Associated Press
The World Health Organization Director-General on Monday said that the pledging of billions of euros for research to find a vaccine against the new coronavirus at a video-conference summit hosted by the European Union was "powerful and inspiring".
By Cara Anna, Lauren Neergaard, Associated Press
Malaria is one of the world's deadliest and most stubborn diseases. Now babies in three African nations are getting the first vaccine for malaria in an unusual pilot program.
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