Scientists Voice Concerns over Russian COVID-19 Vaccine Study
Scientists Voice Concerns over Russian COVID-19 Vaccine Study
Almost 40 scientists have signed an open letter, citing odd patterns in the data and a lack of transparency after authors withheld the full data.
Scientists Voice Concerns over Russian COVID-19 Vaccine Study
Scientists Voice Concerns over Russian COVID-19 Vaccine Study

Almost 40 scientists have signed an open letter, citing odd patterns in the data and a lack of transparency after authors withheld the full data.

Almost 40 scientists have signed an open letter, citing odd patterns in the data and a lack of transparency after authors withheld the full data.

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Vector-Based Vaccines Come to the Fore in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Vector-Based Vaccines Come to the Fore in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Anthony King | Sep 8, 2020
Adenovirus vectors deliver the genetic instructions for SARS-CoV-2 antigens directly into patients’ cells, provoking a robust immune response. But will pre-existing immunity from common colds take them down?
Ten Minute Sabbatical
Ten Minute Sabbatical
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2020
Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.
Zika Infection Increases Risk of Severe Dengue Fever
Zika Infection Increases Risk of Severe Dengue Fever
Ruth Williams | Aug 27, 2020
A study of Nicaraguan children links prior Zika virus infection with aggravated dengue fever symptoms.
Russia Approves World’s First Coronavirus Vaccine
Russia Approves World’s First Coronavirus Vaccine
Jef Akst | Aug 11, 2020
Some researchers express skepticism given the lack of data about the vaccine’s safety and efficacy, and the country plans to vaccinate healthcare workers, teachers, and others even before testing is complete.
Activities Discovered for Some Inactive Drug Ingredients
Activities Discovered for Some Inactive Drug Ingredients
Ruth Williams | Jul 23, 2020
Screens of hundreds of drug excipients reveal that some can interact with biological targets, contradicting their FDA categorization as inert.
Infographic: Mix and Match
Infographic: Mix and Match
Ruth Williams | Jul 13, 2020
How llamas and superglue might lead to antiviral therapies
Jean Macnamara’s Multiple Causes, 1931
Jean Macnamara’s Multiple Causes, 1931
Catherine Offord | Jul 13, 2020
The medical scientist made important contributions to polio treatment and Australian environmental policy—despite substantial resistance.
FDA to Require 50 Percent Efficacy for COVID-19 Vaccines
FDA to Require 50 Percent Efficacy for COVID-19 Vaccines
Amanda Heidt | Jul 1, 2020
Vaccine experts divided on whether that level of protection is too low or too demanding.
Opinion: Look to Cholera Vaccine Campaigns for COVID-19 Guidance
Opinion: Look to Cholera Vaccine Campaigns for COVID-19 Guidance
Joshua Havumaki | Jun 15, 2020
Accounting for a limited stockpile of cholera vaccine can provide insight into the most effective way to distribute future COVID-19 vaccines.