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Novartis, stressing Beovu safety, matches Eylea in head-to-head diabetic macular edema trial

Novartis is aiming its new eye drug Beovu, a challenger to Regeneron’s Eylea, at another of its rival’s key markets. And amid a raft of safety concerns, it’s being very mindful of which data to share. In a phase 3 head-to-head study, Beovu matched Eylea in terms of the best-corrected vision acuity that patients with diabetic… Read More »

Oxford vaccine trial pause isn’t bad news – it’s the process working

By Clare Wilson Michelle D’Urbano The has been great alarm over the news that a trial of a vaccine candidate for the coronavirus, from the University of Oxford and drug firm AstraZeneca, has had to be put on hold after a participant developed strange neurological symptoms. It might seem a cause for concern, but, in… Read More »

Phase 1–2 Trial of a SARS-CoV-2 Recombinant Spike Protein Nanoparticle Vaccine – nejm.org

Trial Population Table 1. Table 1. Demographic Characteristics of the Participants in the NVX-CoV2373 Trial at Enrollment. The trial was initiated on May 26, 2020; 134 participants underwent randomization between May 27 and June 6, 2020, including 3 participants who were to serve as backups for sentinel dosing and who immediately withdrew from the trial… Read More »

First vaccinations begin in Africa for COVID-19 trial

A vaccine volunteer gets an injection at the Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital in Soweto, Johannesburg Wednesday, June 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Siphiwe Sibeko) JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Africa’s first participation in a COVID-19 vaccine trial started Wednesday as nervous volunteers received injections, while officials said the continent of 1.3 billion people cannot be left behind. The large-scale… Read More »