• Covid-19 Vaccines: A Timeline of Recent Advancements

    Covid-19 Vaccines: A Timeline of Recent Advancements0

    Images Credit: Mos.ru, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons, Rs-nourse, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons,https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Moderna_Therapeutics_company_logo.png with UploadWizard, CC BY-SA 3.0 Press Releases: Sputnik: https://sputnikvaccine.com/newsroom/pressreleases/second-interim-analysis-of-clinical-trial-data-showed-a-91-4-efficacy-for-the-sputnik-v-vaccine-on-d/ AstraZeneca: https://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2020-11-23-oxford-university-breakthrough-global-covid-19-vaccine FDA: https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/coronavirus-covid-19-update-fda-announces-advisory-committee-meeting-discuss-covid-19-vaccine Pfizer: https://www.pfizer.com/news/press-release/press-release-detail/pfizer-and-biontech-conclude-phase-3-study-covid-19-vaccine Moderna: https://investors.modernatx.com/news-releases/news-release-details/modernas-covid-19-vaccine-candidate-meets-its-primary-efficacy

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  • The First Record of a SARS-CoV2 Infection Dates to One Year Ago Today

    The First Record of a SARS-CoV2 Infection Dates to One Year Ago Today0

    A 55-year-old resident of Hubei, China, may have been the first registered case of the novel coronavirus infection. The record dates to one year ago today, on the 17th of November 2019, according to Chinese official data revealed by The South China Morning Post. But the search for “patient zero” is far from over. Without

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  • Pfizer’s Vaccine Offers Protection against Covid19, According to Early Data

    Pfizer’s Vaccine Offers Protection against Covid19, According to Early Data0

    Pfizer’s mRNA-based vaccine candidate shows initial evidence of protection against Covid-19, the American pharmaceutical company announced today. Preliminary data from the phase 3 vaccine trials, which began on July 27, indicates the vaccine has a 90% efficacy rate in preventing Covid-19 in participants without prior evidence of Sars-Cov2 infection. The trial is taking place in

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