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Could TB vaccine protect medics from COVID-19?

Could a common vaccine used for decades to protect against tuberculosis help shield health workers from COVID-19?

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Researchers pursue a vaccine to target an Achilles' heel of the coronavirus

Propelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, a Colorado State University research team is pursuing a vaccine that would thwart the novel coronavirus using a genetically modified form of the well-known probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus, ...

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Racing to deliver a vaccine to the masses

Penn, together with The Wistar Institute, have conducted research that is part of the backstory of a variety of successful vaccines. Since the 1950s, their scientists have had a hand in research that undergirds widely used ...

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Closing in on COVID-19 vaccine

South Australian researchers working with Oracle Cloud technology and vaccine technology developed by local company Vaxine Pty Ltd are testing a vaccine candidate against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus responsible for the COVID-19 ...

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COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows promise in first peer-reviewed research

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists today announced a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. When tested in mice, the vaccine, delivered through a fingertip-sized ...

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Five things you need to know about mRNA vaccines

The race for a vaccine against the novel coronavirus, or SARS-CoV-2, is on, with 54 different vaccines under development, two of which are already being tested in humans, according to the World Health Organization. And among ...

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Fake Twitter accounts politicized discourse about vaccines

Activity from phony Twitter accounts established by the Russian Internet Research Agency (IRA) between 2015 and 2017 may have contributed to politicizing Americans' position on the nature and efficacy of vaccines, a health ...

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Race for vaccine tests limits of drug innovation

From medical workers struggling to care for the rising tide of COVID-19 patients to the billions of people told to stay home to slow the pandemic, everyone is waiting for one thing: a vaccine.

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Collaboration will test a COVID-19 vaccine candidate

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is launching a collaboration with the biopharmaceutical company Altimmune, Inc. for preclinical testing of a potential vaccine to prevent COVID-19 disease.

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Australians trial TB vaccine to fight coronavirus

Australian researchers are fast-tracking large-scale human testing to see if a vaccine used for decades to prevent tuberculosis can protect health workers from COVID-19, they announced Friday.