Is the Covid vaccine race leading to rushed announcements that might not bring results?

Yet there is mounting concern that the desire to be first with a vaccine is leading to rushed announcements which send share prices soaring but may ultimately fail to deliver. Eleanor Riley, professor of immunology and infectious disease at the University of Edinburgh, warned that vaccine groups may be racing for the finish line at […]

How close is a Covid-19 vaccine after the Pfizer breakthrough

Is there vaccine research being done in the US? Donald Trump has said the US would start mass production of any vaccines developed before they are fully approved so that they can be quickly distributed once rubber-stamped.  The president has accused the US Food and...

How groundbreaking Covid vaccine science has given the world hope

The hurdles As Boris Johnson said at a press conference on Monday: “We’ve cleared one significant hurdle, but there are several more to go before we know the vaccine can be used.” Crucial information about the vaccine is not yet available, such as...

Covid vaccine breakthrough ‘a great day for humanity’

The trial results come from a Phase 3 study of 43,538 participants in six countries, with most having now received two doses. The case split between vaccinated individuals and those who received the placebo indicates a vaccine efficacy rate above 90 per cent, at seven...