Vaccination

What will it take to make COVID-19 vaccines globally available?

The world has bet big on vaccines as the best route for creating the level of herd immunity needed to achieve manageable levels of infections and deaths—a process that typically takes 10 to 15 years but one that we are ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trump official says vaccine expected starting in January

A Trump administration official leading the response to the coronavirus pandemic says the U.S. can expect delivery of a vaccine starting in January 2021, despite statements from the president that inoculations could begin ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Report: Nursing home cases up nearly 80% in COVID-19 rebound

COVID-19 cases in U.S. nursing homes jumped nearly 80% earlier this summer, driven by rampant spread across the South and much of the West, according to an industry report released Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus transmission risk increases along wildlife supply chains

Coronaviruses were detected in a high proportion of bats and rodents in Vietnam from 2013 to 2014, with an increasing proportion of positive samples found along the wildlife supply chain from traders to large markets to restaurants, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Using AI to navigate out of a COVID treatment supply issue

It's 2021, and the world has a safe vaccine for COVID-19 as well as drugs to treat the disease. But now, we face a serious problem: How do we make billions of doses of the medicines?

Medications

UK urges firms to stockpile medicines before Brexit

The UK government has urged medicine suppliers to build up stockpiles to prepare for possible border disruptions when Britain severs ties with the European Union at the end of the year.

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