Vaccination

EU pushes hassle-free travel for vaccinated residents

Fully vaccinated residents in the EU should be exempt from COVID-19 quarantine when travelling within the bloc, the European Commission urged on Monday in a sign of increased confidence in its jabs rollout.

Vaccination

Immunologist answers questions about COVID vaccine

If we are ever to return to some semblance of normality, then the world's population needs to be immune to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. But with so many different vaccines in production, questions are undoubtedly ...

Medical research

Years of research laid groundwork for speedy COVID-19 shots

How could scientists race out COVID-19 vaccines so fast without cutting corners? A head start helped—over a decade of behind-the-scenes research that had new vaccine technology poised for a challenge just as the coronavirus ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: Getting to a COVID-19 vaccine as fast and as safely as possible

The novel coronavirus is not expected to disappear anytime soon. With physical distancing, virus testing, contact tracing, and potentially new therapeutics, we may be able to keep it partially at bay. But many eyes are looking ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Roche wins US clearance for virus treatment test

Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Roche said Thursday the US authorities had given it emergency clearance for a test identifying patients most at risk of a dangerous immune response to coronavirus infection.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Belgian llama holds key to possible corona treatment

Scientists the world over are scrambling to perfect an anti-viral treatment for the novel coronavirus, and following what might seem to be some unusual trails.

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