US Selects Two COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates for Huge Investments
US Selects Two COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates for Huge Investments
The government is assisting Johnson & Johnson and Moderna with expediting clinical testing while at the same time prepping for large-scale manufacturing.
US Selects Two COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates for Huge Investments
US Selects Two COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates for Huge Investments

The government is assisting Johnson & Johnson and Moderna with expediting clinical testing while at the same time prepping for large-scale manufacturing.

The government is assisting Johnson & Johnson and Moderna with expediting clinical testing while at the same time prepping for large-scale manufacturing.

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Flu Shot Ignites Immune Attack Against Cancer in Mice
Flu Shot Ignites Immune Attack Against Cancer in Mice
Ashley Yeager | Apr 1, 2020
Injecting the seasonal flu vaccine directly into clumps of malignant cells recruits immune cells to confront the cancer.
Relatively Stable SARS-CoV-2 Genome Is Good News for a Vaccine
Relatively Stable SARS-CoV-2 Genome Is Good News for a Vaccine
Amy Schleunes | Mar 25, 2020
The small number of genetic differences between the original strain of the novel coronavirus from Wuhan and those currently circulating in the US population indicates that a vaccine may likely offer lasting immunity.
Opinion: Stop Private Speculation in COVID-19 Research
Opinion: Stop Private Speculation in COVID-19 Research
Emiliano Brancaccio, Ugo Pagano | Mar 23, 2020
We present an economic plan for a collective sharing of scientific knowledge on the pandemic.
US Primate Centers Work to Protect Animals from COVID-19
US Primate Centers Work to Protect Animals from COVID-19
Ashley Yeager | Mar 19, 2020
Rhesus macaques can be infected with SARS-CoV-2, leading primate center scientists to try to prevent outbreaks in their colonies, especially as experiments on coronavirus start.
Clinical Trial of COVID-19 Vaccine Begins in Seattle
Clinical Trial of COVID-19 Vaccine Begins in Seattle
Amy Schleunes | Mar 16, 2020
The first volunteer will receive a shot of the synthetic RNA vaccine today.
Bioethicists Criticize WHO’s Malaria Vaccine Trial
Bioethicists Criticize WHO’s Malaria Vaccine Trial
Lisa Winter | Feb 28, 2020
The study, conducted in Malawi, Kenya, and Ghana, did not obtain informed consent from each parent whose child participated, but rather considered consent “implied” because of the particular experimental design.
Coronavirus’s Genetics Reveal Its Global Travels
Coronavirus’s Genetics Reveal Its Global Travels
Ashley Yeager | Feb 25, 2020
Random mutations in the SARS-CoV-2 pathogen’s genome help researchers track the spread and transmission of COVID-19, the disease it causes.
Newer Vaccine Technologies Deployed to Develop COVID-19 Shot
Newer Vaccine Technologies Deployed to Develop COVID-19 Shot
Abby Olena | Feb 21, 2020
Researchers look to messenger RNA encased in nanoparticles, DNA plasmids, molecular clamps, and other approaches as they rush to design a vaccine against the new coronavirus.
Indian Authorities Propose Use of Homeopathy to Prevent Coronavirus
Indian Authorities Propose Use of Homeopathy to Prevent Coronavirus
Alakananda Dasgupta | Feb 7, 2020
Critics of the practice say the guidance is irresponsible and could give users a false sense of security.