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Skeptics are questioning the biotech's recent coronavirus vaccine-related announcements.Skeptics are questioning the biotech's recent coronavirus vaccine-related announcements.

Why Moderna Stock Dropped Thursday | The Motley Fool

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Will vaccine for COVID-19 play into the developing narrative of seeing a shift of technological and scientific innovation from the Global North to the Global South? Or will the race simply re-instate the Cold War notion of Western world dominance?Will COVID vaccine shift narrative in technological & scientific innovation from Global North to Global South? 

Will India Overtake China As Global Power If It Wins the Vaccine Race? | OPINION

“The U.S. government is providing billions to the drug companies to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. Once that vaccine is approved by the FDA, it must be available to all for free. We've already paid for it. This is not a time for pharmaceutical industry profiteering.”

Bernie Sanders on Twitter: "The U.S. government is providing billions to the drug companies to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. Once that vaccine is approved by the FDA, it must be available to all for free. We've already paid for it. This is not a time for pharmaceutical industry profiteering."

“This is what our government is paying to develop a COVID19 vaccine: - $1.2 billion to AstraZeneca - $483 million to Moderna - $500 million to Johnson & Johnson - $30 million to Sanofi Once a vaccine is approved by the FDA, it must be available to all for free. No profiteering.”

Bernie Sanders on Twitter: "This is what our government is paying to develop a COVID19 vaccine: - $1.2 billion to AstraZeneca - $483 million to Moderna - $500 million to Johnson & Johnson - $30 million to Sanofi Once a vaccine is approved by the FDA, it must be available to all for free. No profiteering."

“5 articles I wrote on the economic lessons from COVID19 On State Capacity https://t.co/TVrNR0z16o Doing Capitalism Differently https://t.co/EQ311xv0bm Triple Crisis https://t.co/fsrO2ReuHR) A Vaccine for All https://t.co/O6nY5pu2g1 Big Pharma Must Change https://t.co/Rrp7UibdyS”

Mariana Mazzucato on Twitter: "5 articles I wrote on the economic lessons from COVID19 On State Capacity https://t.co/TVrNR0z16o Doing Capitalism Differently https://t.co/EQ311xv0bm Triple Crisis https://t.co/fsrO2ReuHR) A Vaccine for All https://t.co/O6nY5pu2g1 Big Pharma Must Change https://t.co/Rrp7UibdyS"

“Part of what makes me proud to be an Ontarian is the people. Ontario has been the home to many scientific discoveries, there’s no reason we can’t find a vaccine for #COVID19 right here. We’re supporting promising proposals that are looking for long-term solutions. https://t.co/gHLtDN256i”

Doug Ford on Twitter: "Part of what makes me proud to be an Ontarian is the people. Ontario has been the home to many scientific discoveries, there’s no reason we can’t find a vaccine for #COVID19 right here. We’re supporting promising proposals that are looking for long-term solutions.… https://t.co/6zs6TaKwbQ"

Four of the biotech's top executives netted a total of $30 million since positive results for a coronavirus vaccine were touted.Four of the biotech's top executives netted a total of $30 million since positive results for a coronavirus vaccine were touted.

Moderna CEO and other execs made millions on vaccine announcement - CBS News

As Moderna reported encouraging news on a vaccine trial, top executives moved their stock.As Moderna reported encouraging news on a vaccine trial, top executives moved their stock.

Modern execs sell stock amid coronavirus vaccine news - New York Daily News

The community transmission of COVID-19 in the U.S. likely took place in January, according to Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

U.S. warned of 'real trouble' with COVID-19 community spread in Jan. - CGTN

Welcome to Dispensed. Inside, how the pandemic has transformed the drug industry and how hospitals handle future surges of patients.Welcome to Dispensed. Inside, how the pandemic has transformed the drug industry and how hospitals handle future surges of patients.

Dispensed Business Insider's weekly healthcare newsletter May 22 - Business Insider

U.S. President Donald Trump has put his faith in anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine to ward off COVID-19, but governments and investors are focusing on a vaccine. Investors twitchy for vaccine news sent the share price of biotech company Moderna 20% higher when it said its vaccine trials showed promiseU.S. President Donald Trump has put his faith in anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine to ward off COVID-19, but governments and investors are focusing on a vaccine. Investors twitchy for vaccine news sent the share price of biotech company Moderna 20% higher when it said its vaccine trials showed promise

Take Five: Coronavirus vaccine race is on

About 2.4 million Americans filed for unemployment last week. And we're in for an extremely active hurricane season. It's Thursday's news.About 2.4 million Americans filed for unemployment last week. And we're in for an extremely active hurricane season. It's Thursday's news.

Coronavirus, vaccine, Michigan flooding, Ford, unemployment: Thursday's news

In this week’s interview, Dr. Peter Hotez discusses his alarm that the Houston area doesn’t yet have the public-health troops it needs to reopen, his worries about the anti-vaccine movement, and a surprising new funder of his research — Tito’s Vodka. <p>In this week’s interview, Dr. Peter Hotez discusses his alarm that the Houston area doesn’t yet have the public-health troops it needs to reopen, his worries about the anti-vaccine movement, and a surprising new funder of his research — Tito’s Vodka.</p>

Vaccine expert Peter Hotez reveals 3 things to help Houston reopen, avoid second surge of COVID-19 - HoustonChronicle.com

The nation's top infectious disease expert said Friday that an aggressive investment into the development and production of a vaccine against the coronavirus might make it possible to distribute millions of doses as the year comes to a close.The nation's top infectious disease expert said Friday that an aggressive investment into the development and production of a vaccine against the coronavirus might make it possible to distribute

The Hill interview: Fauci on why a vaccine by end of year is 'aspirational' | TheHill

The nation's top infectious disease expert said Friday that an aggressive investment into the development and production of a vaccine against the coronavirus might make it possible to distribute millions of doses as the year comes to a close.The nation's top infectious disease expert said Friday that an aggressive investment into the development and production of a vaccine against the coronavirus might make it possible to distribute

The Hill interview: Fauci on why a vaccine by end of year is 'aspirational' | TheHill

Operation Warp Speed's funding of AstraZeneca is intended to deliver a COVID-19 vaccine by October, although some call that timeline unrealistic.Operation Warp Speed's funding of AstraZeneca is intended to deliver a COVID-19 vaccine by October, although some call that timeline unrealistic.

Doubts greet $1.2 billion bet by United States on a coronavirus vaccine by October | Science | AAAS

Vaccine developers have four major strategies in their efforts to make a coronavirus vaccine: gene-based, adenovirus vectors, inactivated, and protein subunit. All have pros and cons, both around how they provide protection from a virus and how they’re manufactured.There are other options if they don’t work.

Unproven strategies lead the race for a COVID-19 vaccine - The Verge

On Tuesday 12 May, Moderna Therapeutics received Fast Track designation from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Covid-19 candidate vaccine.On Tuesday 12 May, Moderna Therapeutics received Fast Track designation from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Covid-19 candidate vaccine.

Moderna Covid-19 vaccine looks to gain first approval

Dr. Fauci expressed confidence in a new vaccine being developed by a Massachusetts firm

Coronavirus vaccine for United States possible by December, Dr. Anthony Fauci says; ‘I think it is conceivable’ - masslive.com

Early morning on May 18, Moderna, a biotechnology company, revealed the preliminary findings for the much anticipated phase I trial of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. The information sent Moderna’s stock soaring by more than 20% and helped fuel a rally on…Early morning on May 18, Moderna, a biotechnology company, revealed the preliminary findings for the much anticipated phase I trial of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. The information sent Moderna’s stock soaring by more than 20% and helped fuel a rally on…

The first coronavirus vaccine trial was "promising," but what does that really mean?

A coronavirus vaccine might be the door out of this hell. What if our neighbors refuse to walk through it?As the COVID-19 pandemic has unwound around the world and in North Texas, there's been a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. The only surefire way out of our new confines, according to epidemiologists and public health officials, is researchers finding a vaccine for the novel coronavirus...

What If Texans Won't Get a Coronavirus Vaccine? | Dallas Observer

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The Hill on Friday spoke with Anthony Fauci, director of the National InstitThe Hill on Friday spoke with Anthony Fauci, director of the National Instit

READ: The Hill's interview with Anthony Fauci | TheHill

The Hill on Friday spoke with Anthony Fauci, director of the National InstitThe Hill on Friday spoke with Anthony Fauci, director of the National Instit

READ: The Hill's interview with Anthony Fauci | TheHill

The firm says its experimental mRNA vaccine is safe and induced promising levels of antibodies in a small Phase I clinical trial

Moderna provides cursory glance at first COVID-19 vaccine data

Early progress has been reported on several vaccine efforts, as scientists around the world scramble to test ways to protect people from the coronavirus.Early progress has been reported on several vaccine efforts, as scientists around the world scramble to test ways to protect people from the coronavirus.

Hydroxychloroquine linked to increased death in COVID-19 patients | Fauci says it’s ‘conceivable’ that US could have vaccine by December | Biden says he would make a coronavirus vaccine free to everyone in the country | The virus’s strangest symptoms are just emerging | On Memorial Day weekend, neighboring beach towns tell New Yorkers to stay away | Will the pandemic foreverHydroxychloroquine linked to increased death in COVID-19 patients | Fauci says it’s ‘conceivable’ that US could have vaccine by December | Biden says he would make a coronavirus vaccine free to

The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Surgeon General stresses need to invest much more in public health infrastructure, during and after COVID-19; Fauci hopeful vaccine could be deployed in December | TheHill

Hydroxychloroquine linked to increased death in COVID-19 patients | Fauci says it’s ‘conceivable’ that US could have vaccine by December | Biden says he would make a coronavirus vaccine free to everyone in the country | The virus’s strangest symptoms are just emerging | On Memorial Day weekend, neighboring beach towns tell New Yorkers to stay away | Will the pandemic foreverHydroxychloroquine linked to increased death in COVID-19 patients | Fauci says it’s ‘conceivable’ that US could have vaccine by December | Biden says he would make a coronavirus vaccine free to

The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Surgeon General stresses need to invest much more in public health infrastructure, during and after COVID-19; Fauci hopeful vaccine could be deployed in December | TheHill

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues ravaging the globe, the search for a vaccine against the novel infectious disease has become the primary concern for...As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues ravaging the globe, the search for a vaccine against the novel infectious disease has become the primary concern for...

US Top Health Expert Fauci Explains Risks Behind Development of COVID-19 Vaccine - Sputnik International

The findings land just before researchers at Dalhousie University test the same vaccine in Halifax in the upcoming weeks.The findings land just before researchers at Dalhousie University test the same vaccine in Halifax in the upcoming weeks.

Coronavirus vaccine trial shows promising results ahead of Canadian tests | Globalnews.ca

The findings land just before researchers at Dalhousie University test the same vaccine in Halifax in the upcoming weeks.

Coronavirus vaccine trial shows promising results ahead of Canadian tests | Globalnews.ca

Dr. Anthony Fauci said he's optimistic about one of the CCP virus vaccine candidates quickly moving through clinical ...Dr. Anthony Fauci said he's optimistic about one of the CCP virus vaccine candidates quickly moving through clinical ...

Fauci ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About Leading CCP Virus Vaccine Candidate

Vincent Chen wrote that it was “hard to pick winners” among the many Covid-19 vaccine programs, and that a vaccine wouldn’t be widely available until later next year.Vincent Chen wrote that it was “hard to pick winners” among the many Covid-19 vaccine programs, and that a vaccine wouldn’t be widely available until later next year.

A Covid-19 Vaccine Could Be Ready Late This Year, Bernstein Analyst Says - Barron's

It feels like our only hope against coronavirus, so...when will a COVID-19 vaccine be ready? Experts explain the development timeline from start to finish.Be prepared for a long wait.

When will a COVID-19 vaccine be ready? Be ready to wait | Well+Good

Welcome to Friday's Overnight Health Care.Welcome to Friday's Overnight Health Care.

Overnight Health Care: Fauci on why a vaccine by end of year is 'aspirational' | Trump demands governors allow churches to open | Birx says DC metro area has highest positivity rate | TheHill

Welcome to Friday's Overnight Health Care.Welcome to Friday's Overnight Health Care.

Overnight Health Care: Fauci on why a vaccine by end of year is 'aspirational' | Trump demands governors allow churches to open | Birx says DC metro area has highest positivity rate | TheHill

Dr. Anthony Fauci said that he's "cautiously optimistic" about the coronavirus vaccine Moderna is working on. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is one of Moderna's partners on the COVID-19 drug, but the agency has been quiet this week on the heels of Moderna's ...Dr. Anthony Fauci said that he’s “cautiously optimistic” about the coronavirus vaccine Moderna is working on. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is …

Dr. Fauci has some good news about a coronavirus vaccine – BGR

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Pending the results of a Phase III efficacy trial this summer, a vaccine produced by the biotech company Moderna could be ready for approval as soon as the fall.Pending the results of a Phase III efficacy trial this summer, a vaccine produced by the biotech company Moderna could be ready for approval as soon as the fall.

The Coronavirus Vaccine Is on Track to Be the Fastest Ever Developed | The New Yorker

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Even with the accelerated efforts, a potential vaccine must go through a series of trials to tests its safety and efficacy and it may take more than 12-18 months for the same.Even with the accelerated efforts, a potential vaccine must go through a series of trials to tests its safety and efficacy and it may take more than 12-18 months for the same.

Coronavirus vaccine current update / COVID-19 vaccines drugs latest news: Oxford vaccine failure to Moderna’s favourable results, here is the latest status of COVID-19 vaccines and drugs

Even with the accelerated efforts, a potential vaccine must go through a series of trials to tests its safety and efficacy and it may take more than 12-18 months for the same.Even with the accelerated efforts, a potential vaccine must go through a series of trials to tests its safety and efficacy and it may take more than 12-18 months for the same.

Coronavirus vaccine current update / COVID-19 vaccines drugs latest news: Oxford vaccine failure to Moderna’s favourable results, here is the latest status of COVID-19 vaccines and drugs

In interviews on CNN and NPR, he said the results from an early-stage trial by the Cambridge biotech are « promising. »In interviews on CNN and NPR, he said the results from an early-stage trial by the Cambridge biotech are « promising. »

Fauci ‘cautiously optimistic’ about Moderna’s experimental coronavirus vaccine - The Boston Globe

Experts say the Communist Party sees more at stake than public health. One of the biggest concerns is the economy. China is also looking to defuse criticism over its early handling of the outbreak.Experts say the Communist Party sees more at stake than public health. One of the biggest concerns is the economy. China is also looking to defuse criticism over its early handling of the outbreak.

Amid High Stakes, China Is Fast-Tracking COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts : NPR

by Sanjay Mishra, Vanderbilt University Early morning on May 18, Moderna, a biotechnology company, revealed the preliminary findings for the much anticipated phase I trial of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. The information sent Moderna’s stock soaring by more than 20% and helped fuel a rally on Wall St

What the phase 1 trials of the first COVID-19 vaccine really mean – Alternet.org