Tag Archives: Vaccine

The Latest: Pope urges vaccine access to poorest nations

ROME — Pope Francis is urging political leaders make sure coronavirus vaccines are available to the poorest nations. He says in many parts of the world, there is a “pharmacological marginalization” of those without access to health care. Francis met Saturday with members of an Italian aid group that collects donated medicines from pharmaceutical companies… Read More »

Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says

Albert Bourla, Pfizer Gian Ehrenzeller | Keystone | AP Pfizer‘s coronavirus vaccine could be distributed to Americans before the end of the year if found to be safe and effective, CEO Albert Bourla said Sunday.  The drugmaker should have key data from its late-stage trial for the Food and Drug Administration by the end of October, Bourla said… 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 »

Fauci says a coronavirus vaccine is ‘unlikely’ by U.S. election

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, arrives to testify before the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing in Washington, D.C., July 31, 2020. Kevin Dietsch | Pool | Reuters White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday a coronavirus vaccine probably won’t be ready by… Read More »