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Pfizer’s Early Data Shows Coronavirus Vaccine Is More Than 90% Effective

The drug maker Pfizer announced on Monday that an early analysis of its coronavirus vaccine trial suggested the vaccine was robustly effective in preventing Covid-19, a promising development as the world has waited anxiously for any positive news about a pandemic that has killed more than 1.2 million people. Pfizer, which developed the vaccine with… Read More »

CureVac COVID-19 Vaccine Induces Immune Response in Early Trial

Berlin, November 2: German vaccine maker CureVac on Monday said that interim results from early trials showed that its investigational Covid-19 vaccine candidate, CvnCoV, appeared safe and triggered immune response among volunteers. The vaccine candidate was generally well tolerated across all tested doses and induced strong binding and neutralising antibody responses in addition to first… Read More »

CDC Tells States How to Prepare for Covid-19 Vaccine by Early November

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has notified public health officials in all 50 states and five large cities to prepare to distribute a coronavirus vaccine to health care workers and other high-risk groups as soon as late October or early November. The new C.D.C. guidance is the latest sign of an accelerating race… Read More »

Human Sperm Stem Cells Grown in Lab, an Early Step Toward Infertility Treatment

Infertility affects one in seven men of reproductive age worldwide. One idea for treating male sterility is spermatogonial stem cell (SSC) therapy. In this approach, sperm stem cells in the testis are transferred to a test tube, cultured and nudged into becoming fully fledged sperm. However, a key bottleneck has been identifying just the right… Read More »

Pfizer coronavirus vaccine candidate shows early promise

A coronavirus vaccine candidate from pharmaceutical company Pfizer has shown potential in healthy volunteers. Stocks jumped on the announcement Wednesday. The experimental vaccine developed by Pfizer and the biotech firm BioNTech produced promising results in early-stage human trials, in which 45 volunteers were given doses of the vaccine. Each participant received 10, 30, or 100… Read More »

Amazon Helps World Health Organization Launch Covid-19 App 12 Months Early

The new Covid-19 app, delivered a year early. World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have exclusively told me how they have teamed up to create an app that helps health workers respond to the Covid-19 pandemic. MORE FROM FORBESApple iOS 13.5.1 Is Live: Surprise Release With Vital Security… Read More »