Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists raise alarm over signs of vaccine 'hesitancy'

Scientists called for urgent action to improve public trust in immunisation as research suggested sizeable minorities in some nations may be reluctant to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trump-touted COVID-19 antibody treatments: what we know

Two US companies have applied for emergency approval for their lab-produced antibodies against COVID-19—and President Donald Trump has signaled his strong backing based on the fact he was treated with one of them.


White House nixes tougher FDA guidelines on vaccine approval

The White House has blocked new Food and Drug Administration guidelines on bringing potential vaccines for COVID-19 to market that would almost certainly have prevented their approval before the Nov. 3 election.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine trial resumes as virus continues grim march

Clinical trials of one of the most advanced experimental COVID-19 vaccines resumed Saturday after a brief safety pause, as infection numbers continued to march upward in countries across the globe.

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.

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