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Make pre-approval Covid-19 vaccines available through expanded access, not an EUA

BioNTech, based in Mainz, Germany, announced positive results Monday about the Covid-19 vaccine it is developing with Pfizer. Click here to read more.

By |2020-11-11T22:11:52+00:00November 11th, 2020|News-Articles|Comments Off on Make pre-approval Covid-19 vaccines available through expanded access, not an EUA

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U.S pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German biotech firm BioNTech said their coronavirus vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing Covid-19 among those without evidence of prior infection, according to data published Monday from their late-stage vaccine trial. “It is a great day for science,” Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” Monday morning. [...]

By |2020-11-11T22:08:45+00:00November 11th, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Pfizer-ceo-on-covid-vaccine-efficacy-it-is-a-great-day-for-humanity.html

U.S. Sets New Record; AstraZeneca Vax Delay; Autopsy Study Sheds Light

 As of 8:00 a.m. ET Thursday, the unofficial U.S. tally stood at 9,488,875 cases and 233,734 deaths -- up by 103,369 (another new record) and 1,096, respectively, in the past 24 hours. Click here to read more.

By |2020-11-09T16:05:42+00:00November 9th, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on U.S. Sets New Record; AstraZeneca Vax Delay; Autopsy Study Sheds Light

Deliberately injecting volunteers with COVID to test vaccines ‘faster than large-scale trials’: Bioethics professor

New York University bioethics professor Dr. Arthur Caplan says human challenge studies whereby researchers inject volunteers with COVID-19 and then test the efficiency of vaccines, yields faster and more reliable data than large, traditional vaccine testing processes because they are controlling the environment. Click here to watch the video.

By |2020-11-03T16:27:43+00:00November 3rd, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Deliberately injecting volunteers with COVID to test vaccines ‘faster than large-scale trials’: Bioethics professor

Let’s Not Get Too Excited About Having a Vaccine Really Soon

Arthur L. Caplan, PhD Director, Division of Medical Ethics, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY discusses the known COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing and distribution considerations and the unknown timeline for public access. Click here to watch the video.

By |2020-11-03T16:22:53+00:00November 3rd, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Let’s Not Get Too Excited About Having a Vaccine Really Soon

The ‘very, very bad look’ of remdesivir, the first FDA-approved COVID-19 drug

October was a good month for Gilead Sciences, the giant manufacturer of antivirals headquartered in Foster City, California. On 8 October, the company inked an agreement to supply the European Union with its drug remdesivir as a treatment for COVID-19—a deal potentially worth more than $1 billion. Two weeks later, on 22 October, the U.S. [...]

By |2020-10-30T16:52:07+00:00October 30th, 2020|News-Articles|Comments Off on The ‘very, very bad look’ of remdesivir, the first FDA-approved COVID-19 drug