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Potential Covid-19 vaccine hits a pause as cases in India continue to skyrocket

September 10, 2020 12:11 am0 comments
Potential Covid-19 vaccine hits a pause as cases in India continue to skyrocket

(TibetanReview.net, Sep09’20) – Late-stage studies of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine candidate, one of the most promising one expected to hit the market before the end of this year, are on temporary hold while the company investigates whether a recipient’s “potentially unexplained” illness is a side effect of the shot. The test […]

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Oxford vaccine, likely to become available by Oct’20, offers ‘double defence’ against Covid-19

July 17, 2020 10:39 pm0 comments
Oxford vaccine, likely to become available by Oct’20, offers ‘double defence’ against Covid-19

(TibetanReview.net, Jul17’20) – As the world awaits a cure that could end the Covid-19 pandemic that has wreaked havoc on people’s life and economies across the world, while China, which unleashed it, makes the most of it to exert its global dominance, there is good news from researchers at the […]

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Covid-19 vaccine to give only limited period shield

July 7, 2020 10:36 pm0 comments
Covid-19 vaccine to give only limited period shield

(TibetanReview.net, Jul07’20) – Any vaccine developed to ward off the novel coronavirus would likely be limited in how long it would shield against infection and may not last beyond one cycle of the infection’s appearance, the Bloomberg Jul 7 cited the top US infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci as […]

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Promising Covid-19 vaccine seen likely to become available before yearend

July 2, 2020 11:07 pm0 comments
Promising Covid-19 vaccine seen likely to become available before yearend

(TibetanReview.net, Jul02’20) – A potential Covid-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University is not only considered safe even for people with a weak immune system but may become available earlier than expected, reported indianexpress.com Jul 2, citing the World Health Organisation (WHO). In fact, the WHO has identified the Oxford University-AstraZeneca […]

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102 vaccines in race to cure Covid-19

May 6, 2020 12:44 am0 comments
102 vaccines in race to cure Covid-19

(TibetanReview.net, May05’20) – There are 102 candidate vaccines in the race to find a cure for the Covid-19 pandemic disease, with eight of the leading vaccines being in human testing phase, reported the timesofindia.com May 4, citing World Health Organization (WHO). While hopes remain high that a cure will be […]

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China says five Covid-19 vaccine developments progressing smoothly

April 29, 2020 3:46 am0 comments
China says five Covid-19 vaccine developments progressing smoothly

(TibetanReview.net, Apr28’20) – China has five types of Covid-19 vaccines in development and they are progressing smoothly, reported China’s official chinadaily.com.cn Apr 27, citing Wang Guiqiang, director of infectious diseases at Peking University’s First Hospital. Three of them – one adenovirus vector and two inactivated – had entered phase two […]

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Bill Gates repurposing units dedicated to fighting other diseases to battle Covid-19, sees hoped-for vaccine by Sep’20 unlikely

April 28, 2020 1:33 am0 comments
Bill Gates repurposing units dedicated to fighting other diseases to battle Covid-19, sees hoped-for vaccine by Sep’20 unlikely

(TibetanReview.net, Apr27’20) – Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates is funding the production of the seven most promising ideas for a vaccine as he refocuses his philanthropic work on the deadly coronavirus, reported Bloomberg Apr 27. He most optimistically hopes to see scale-manufacturing within a year while being aware that […]

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China approves third covid-19 vaccine for trial

April 27, 2020 1:11 am0 comments
China approves third covid-19 vaccine for trial

(TibetanReview.net, Apr26’20) – China has approved its third novel coronavirus vaccines for clinical trials, reported the PTI Apr 25, citing the country’s official Xinhua news agency. They included one developed by the Chinese military, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). The report said a vaccine developed by Wuhan Institute of Biological […]

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Global Covid-19 cases rise higher in past 24 hours as two more vaccine trials announced; India positive about containment despite largest single day rise in cases

April 25, 2020 1:59 am0 comments
Global Covid-19 cases rise higher in past 24 hours as two more vaccine trials announced; India positive about containment despite largest single day rise in cases

(TibetanReview.net, Apr24’20) – Apart from the two clinical trials for vaccines to defeat the Covid-19 infection already underway, one each in the USA and China, two others have been announced. Germany has green-lighted on Apr 22 trials on human volunteers for an RNA vaccine developed by German firm Biontech and […]

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WHO: Despite the rush to develop vaccines, Covid-19 has long way to go

April 24, 2020 5:12 am0 comments
WHO: Despite the rush to develop vaccines, Covid-19 has long way to go

(TibetanReview.net, Apr23’20) – There are as many as 115 novel coronavirus vaccines in development, though just 78 are officially confirmed as active candidates, said a Refinery29 news report Apr 21, citing the journal Nature Reviews Drug Discovery. Of them, three of were being tested on humans. Meanwhile scmp.com Apr 23 […]

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