Vaccination

Q&A: How to make and distribute a vaccine

A number of vaccines to combat the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the disease it causes, COVID-19, are currently undergoing various testing regimens. NC State's Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center (BTEC) helps train the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chinese drugmaker setting up vaccine production lines

A state-owned Chinese drugmaker is setting up production lines to supply 1 billion doses of two possible coronavirus vaccines that are being tested on 50,000 people in 10 countries, the company chairman said Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sanofi, GSK to start clinical tests of virus vaccine

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi on Thursday said it would start human trials of the potential coronavirus vaccine it is developing with British peer GSK, following promising preliminary tests.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO wants to review Russian vaccine safety data

The World Health Organization said any WHO stamp of approval on a COVID-19 vaccine candidate would require a rigorous safety data review, after Russia announced Tuesday it had approved a vaccine.

Vaccination

WHO urges Russia to follow guidelines on virus vaccine

The World Health Organization on Tuesday urged Russia to follow the established guidelines for producing safe and effective vaccines after Moscow announced plans to start swiftly producing COVID-19 jabs.

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