Trump claims White House can overrule FDA’s attempt to toughen guidelines for coronavirus vaccine

President Donald Trump claimed Wednesday that the White House could override the US Food and Drug Administration if the agency released tougher standards for the authorization of a Covid-19 vaccine, casting such a move as “political.” CNN.com – RSS Channel … Read more…

Trumps accuses Democrats of criticizing coronavirus vaccine for political purposes

President Trump on Sunday night said his Democratic opponents have been criticizing the speedy timeframe of a potential US coronavirus vaccine as a political move to harm him before the election. “They want to denigrate it,” the president said in … Read more…

NIH ‘very concerned’ about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial

The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming a coronavirus vaccine trial that was halted when a participant suffered spinal cord damage, even as the National Institutes of Health has launched an investigation of … Read more…

CDC Chief Predicts Covid-19 Vaccine May Not Be Generally Available Until Next Summer

President Trump disputed that timeline, though, saying Robert Redfield may have been confused. Meanwhile, Hurricane Sally in the Southeast and wildfires in the West open new avenues for the coronavirus to spread. WSJ.com: World News SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

Biden: ‘We can’t allow politics to interfere with the vaccine in any way’

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Wednesday that politics cannot interfere with the development, approval and distribution of a potential Covid-19 vaccine. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Most Americans probably won’t be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says

A wedding in Maine is linked to 176 Covid-19 cases and the deaths of seven people who didn’t attend the celebration, demonstrating just how easily and quickly the virus can spread at social gatherings, public health experts say. CNN.com – … Read more…

The President is meddling in the scientific and ethical process underwriting the quest for a Covid-19 vaccine

President Donald Trump’s political interference in the scientific and ethical process underwriting the quest for a Covid-19 vaccine — on stunning display on a chaotic Wednesday — is deepening the damage of his disastrous pandemic response. CNN.com – RSS Channel … Read more…

‘There’s been some cracks:’ Bill Gates questions FDA’s credibility on a COVID-19 vaccine

Bill Gates used to think of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the world’s premier public-health authority. Not anymore. And he doesn’t trust the Centers for Disease Control and Protection either. Both, in his view, are casualties of a … Read more…

When will a COVID vaccine be ready? The fourth quarter or early 2021, top Chinese vaccine executive says

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today. A COVID-19 vaccine will likely be available to the public by this winter, said Dr. Aimin Hui, vice president … Read more…

Some scientists downplay significance of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine trial halt

AstraZeneca Plc stopped giving shots of its experimental coronavirus vaccine after a person participating in one of the company’s studies got sick, a potential adverse reaction that could delay or derail efforts to speed an immunization against COVID-19 for the … Read more…

AZN Pauses COVID-19 Vaccine Trial, ALBO Hits New High, CRBP Plunges, PFE To Invest In TRIL

Today’s Daily Dose brings you news about AstraZeneca pausing its phase 3 study of COVID-19 vaccine candidate, Albireo’s positive data from phase 3 trial of Odevixibat in progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis, Corbus’ disappointing results from its phase 3 trial of … Read more…

Phase III trials of coronavirus vaccine to take place at US military sites, Pentagon confirms

Sites for coronavirus vaccine trials have been announced and volunteers are being asked to participate in the Phase III trials. Five United States military sites were chosen to participate in the third phase of the COVID-19 vaccine trials, the Pentagon … Read more…

Realities Of Vaccine Testing Defy Trump Coronavirus Timeline | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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Doctors warn against rushing a Covid-19 vaccine as Fauci says it’s critical to have a safe Labor Day

Just because states have been asked to have a vaccine distribution plan doesn’t mean the public should expect to get shots this fall, doctors say. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

Fauci Says COVID Vaccine Trials Could End Early If Results Are Overwhelming

A COVID-19 vaccine could be available earlier than expected if ongoing clinical trials produce overwhelmingly positive results, said Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease official, in an interview Tuesday with KHN. Although two ongoing clinical trials of 30,000 … Read more…

America reportedly suffering monkey shortage for COVID-19 vaccine search

This is bananas. US researchers working frantically to test potential COVID-19 vaccines are facing a critical shortage of one essential resource — monkeys. “Nationally, there is basically a big shortage,” Koen Van Rompay, an infectious-disease scientist at the California National … Read more…

Coronavirus Update: Amid Public Distrust, Doctors Call for Independent Review of New Vaccine

As vaccine manufacturers prepare to put a cure for Covid-19 on the market, several physicians and health experts nationwide are attempting to create an independent commission to review data from coronavirus vaccine trials before a vaccine is released on the … Read more…

FDA leader says agency could consider authorization for Covid-19 vaccine before Phase 3 trials are complete, Financial Times reports

In an interview with the Financial Times, US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn said the agency could consider emergency use authorization or approval for a Covid-19 vaccine before Phase 3 trials are complete. CNN.com – RSS Channel … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — August 31, 2020: Remembering Chadwick Boseman — Covid-19 Vaccine — Commitment March

1. Chadwick Boseman: Black Excellence and Inspiration What You Need To Know: To so many, Chadwick Boseman, the lovely, talented man, was a real-life Super Hero. 2. Thousands Travel to D.C. For Racial Justice on Anniversary of 1963 March What … Read more…

Australia secures deal for potential Covid-19 vaccine, will provide it free to all citizens

Australia has secured a deal with the drugmaker AstraZeneca to supply a potential Covid-19 vaccine to its entire population free of charge, the government announced Tuesday, becoming the latest country to lock in supplies of the drug should trials succeed. … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente joins late-stage COVID-19 vaccine study

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Vincent Staupe vincent.p.staupe@kp.org 510-318-1557 Kerry Sinclair  ksinclair@webershandwick.com 310-710-0321 OAKLAND, Calif. — Kaiser Permanente began participating in a phase 3 clinical trial to test an investigational vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing the current COVID-19 global pandemic. Kaiser Permanente … Read more…

US government strikes $1.525 billion deal with Moderna for 100 million doses of its experimental Covid-19 vaccine

The Trump administration has reached a deal with Moderna Inc. to manufacture and deliver 100 million doses of the company’s Covid-19 vaccine once it is approved, according to a news release from the US Health and Human Services Department. CNN.com … Read more…

Experts are very hopeful about the potential for an effective vaccine, but the President wants one to help his reelection bid. That’s unlikely.

President Donald Trump is desperately hoping to turn a Covid-19 vaccine, for which the entire world is longing, into his October Surprise. CNN.com – RSS Channel – HP Hero SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Joe Biden Urges Trump To Keep Coronavirus Vaccine Progress ‘Free From Political Pressure’

“The President should not ‘hype’ treatments or vaccines … or undermine confidence in scientific findings,” the presumptive presidential nominee wrote. U.S. News – Breaking News and Latest Headlines BEST DEAL UPDATE: Get an Additional 20% OFF Flea and Tick Treatments … Read more…

China offers $1 billion loan to Latin America and Caribbean for access to its Covid-19 vaccine

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced a $ 1 billion loan to Latin America and the Caribbean for Covid-19 vaccine access during a virtual gathering with his Latin American counterparts on Wednesday, according to a statement released by the Mexican … Read more…

Two college friends-turned-prolific hackers allegedly tried to steal COVID vaccine data for China

They were former classmates who studied computer technologies at an electrical engineering college in southwestern China’s Sichuan province. But instead of a conventional post-college career path, Li Xiaoyu and Dong Jiazhi embarked on a global hacking spree that became one … Read more…

AZN’s COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Strong Responses, ACAD Fails CLARITY Study, BTAI Hits New High

Today’s Daily Dose brings you news about disappointing results from ACADIA’s major depressive disorder drug trial, AstraZeneca’s promising results of COVID-19 vaccine candidate, BioXcel Therapeutics’ SERENITY program, Immuron’s update on its new therapeutic against campylobacter and ETEC (E-Coli) and very … Read more…

Promising Vaccine Trials & Teachers Brace for Back to School | The Daily Social Distancing Show

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Moderna coronavirus vaccine shows ‘promising’ safety and immune response results in published Phase 1 study, but more research is needed

A Covid-19 vaccine developed by the biotechnology company Moderna in partnership with the National Institutes of Health has been found to induce immune responses in all of the volunteers who received it in a Phase 1 study. CNN.com – RSS … Read more…

COVID-19 vaccine generates immune response, well tolerated

PRESS RELEASE Contacts: Elizabeth Schainbaum elizabeth.a.schainbaum@kp.org 510-406-1828 Rebecca Hughes rebecca.f.hughes@kp.org 206-287-2055 SEATTLE — An investigational vaccine designed to protect against COVID-19 was generally well tolerated and prompted neutralizing activity in healthy adults, according to interim results published today in the New … Read more…

Pfizer and BioNTech coronavirus vaccine delivers promising immune response in trial

Another coronavirus vaccine candidate has shown promising results in a Phase 1/2 trial conducted in the US. An mRNA experimental drug made by BioNTech, which partnered with Pfizer for the development of the drug, proved it can deliver the neutralizing … Read more…

AKRO Soars After-hrs, ATHE On Watch, INO Reports COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Data, ZYNE Down But Not Out

Today’s Daily Dose brings you news about promising histological data from Akero’s phase II NASH study; positive results of Inovio’s phase I clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine candidate INO-4800; Zynerba’s Fragile X Syndrome trial results; Chiasma’s stock offering; update on … Read more…

The Week That Was In COVID: Russia Approves 1st COVID-19 Drug, INO Sues Vaccine Supplier…

The week that just passed by saw the White House selecting vaccine candidates to Operation Warp Speed; new entrants in the COVID-19 drug development space; AstraZeneca’s multi deals to produce and supply its vaccine and INOVIO’s trials and tribulations, among … Read more…

Dr. Anthony Fauci says there’s a chance coronavirus vaccine may not provide immunity for very long

If Covid-19 acts like other coronaviruses, “it likely isn’t going to be a long duration of immunity,” Dr. Fauci warns. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Coronavirus vaccine in China produces neutralizing antibodies in early-stage trial

A potential coronavirus vaccine developed in China appeared to provoke neutralizing antibodies in dozens of patients in an early-stage clinical trial, an important step in developing a vaccine that might provide immunity to Covid-19. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL … Read more…

Doctor testing Moderna vaccine says it’s ‘simply mind-boggling’ that injection may be ready in 2020

“We are developing at a pace that has never been done before,” Emory medicine professor Dr. Carlos del Rio said on CNBC’s “Power Lunch.” Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Trump’s Vaccine Chief Has Vast Ties to Drug Industry, Posing Possible Conflicts

Moncef Slaoui, a former pharmaceutical executive, is now overseeing the U.S. initiative to development coronavirus treatments and vaccines. His financial interests and corporate roles have come under scrutiny. NYT > Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

Trump administration’s ‘Warp Speed’ plan gets this right about speeding up a Covid-19 vaccine

The Trump administration on Friday unveiled “Operation Warp Speed,” an effort to bring a vaccine to market “prior to the end of the year,” Trump said. According to scientists, collaboration will be key to condensing vaccine timelines. Wealth SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

Top HIV scientist says don’t count on having a coronavirus vaccine anytime soon

A top U.S. scientist said on Wednesday that governments should not count on a successful vaccine against COVID-19 being developed anytime soon when deciding whether to ease restrictions imposed to curb the pandemic. William Haseltine, a groundbreaking researcher of cancer, … Read more…

Trump pushes 'warp speed' effort on coronavirus vaccine, ignoring lessons from a long-ago drug calamity

Along with everyone else in the world, President Trump wants a coronavirus vaccine now. The most optimistic time by which a coronavirus vaccine might be ready, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, the leading infectious disease specialist on the president’s coronavirus … Read more…

Trump’s Claim Of A Coronavirus Vaccine By January Is ‘Preposterous’ | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

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Trump’s Vaccine Czar Holds Millions in Stock Options at Company That Got Federal Funding for COVID-19 Work

Drew Angerer/Getty The former pharmaceutical executive tapped by President Trump to lead the federal effort to develop a coronavirus vaccine owns stock options worth more than $ 10 million in a company receiving funding from that same program, Stat News … Read more…

Trump downplays the need for coronavirus vaccine: ‘It’ll go away at some point’

Trump’s remarks came at an event unveiling his administration’s beefed-up efforts to fast-track the development of a coronavirus vaccine. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Trudeau participates in virtual summit that raised $11 billion for vaccine research | Your Morning

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Trump grants ‘Operation Warp Speed’ a blank check to develop vaccine, source says

President Donald Trump has essentially given “Operation Warp Speed” a blank check as the team of government officials, scientists and private companies aims to produce hundreds of millions of doses of a life-saving coronavirus vaccine by early next year. CNN.com … Read more…

Vaccine Expert: ‘Using Terms Like Operation Warp Speed, That Doesn’t Help Us’ | MTP Daily | MSNBC

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