Vaccine

reuters.com

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s “Sputnik-V” COVID-19 vaccine produced an antibody response in all participants in early-stage trials, according to results published on Friday by The Lancet medical journal that were hailed by Moscow as an answer to its critics.

The results of the two trials, conducted in June-July this year and involving 76 participants, showed 100% of participants developing antibodies to the new coronavirus and no serious side effects, The Lancet said.

Submitted by mo2 on Sat, 09/05/2020 - 04:37

Vaccines are safe. But huge numbers of people around the world say they wouldn't take a Covid jab (cnn.com)

cnn.com

(CNN) Susan Bailey, a 57-year-old retired nurse from Florida, has had all her jabs and gets a flu shot every year. She's a vocal Joe Biden supporter -- and one of a growing number of people globally who say they wouldn't take a coronavirus vaccine even if one becomes available soon.

Submitted by mo2 on Sat, 08/15/2020 - 13:27
wsj.com

As U.S. and other governments sign deals for vaccine supplies, Gates, Gavi and Serum Institute of India pledge cheap shots for developing world

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said it is backing the world’s largest vaccine maker, Serum Institute of India, to churn out 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine for poorer countries and price them at less than $3.

Submitted by mo2 on Fri, 08/07/2020 - 18:12

Coronavirus updates: Colleges could reopen if they test students every 2 days; Fauci 'cautiously optimistic' for vaccine this year (usatoday.com)

usatoday.com

The deal is part of Operation Warp Speed, a White House-led initiative aimed at getting a vaccine to stop SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Submitted by mo2 on Fri, 07/31/2020 - 20:34

Operation Warp Speed leader says he expects coronavirus vaccine to be highly effective, 'in the 90%' range (cnn.com)

cnn.com

(CNN) The head of the government's effort to develop a vaccine against Covid-19 says he expects the vaccine to have efficacy rates "in the 90%" range -- but that there might not be enough vaccine available for all Americans until the end of next year.

Submitted by mo2 on Fri, 07/31/2020 - 19:50