Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Major COVID-19 vaccine trial resumes in UK after safety review

Pharma giant AstraZeneca and Oxford University on Saturday said they had resumed a COVID-19 vaccine trial after getting the all-clear from British regulators, following a pause caused by a UK volunteer falling ill.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO tempers quick vaccine hopes

The World Health Organization says it does not expect widespread immunisation against Covid-19 until mid-2021, despite growing expectations in the United States, the worst-hit nation, that a vaccine could be released within ...

Vaccination

Pharma chiefs vow no 'cut corners' in vaccine race

Pharmaceutical company executives insisted Thursday they would not try to bring Covid-19 vaccines or treatments to market that did not meet rigorous safety and efficiency standards.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US prepares for pre-election COVID-19 vaccine rollout

The US has urged states to get ready for a potential COVID-19 vaccine rollout two days before the presidential election, it emerged Wednesday, as France prepared to present a mammoth spending plan for its virus-hit economy.

Health

Health agencies' credibility at risk after week of blunders

The credibility of two of the nation's leading public health agencies is under fire this week after controversial decisions that outside experts say smack of political pressure from President Donald Trump as he attempts to ...

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