Moderna’s US Covid-19 Vaccine Trial Reaches Target Enrollment of 30,000 Participants

Moderna, the first company to start US clinical trials of a Covid-19 vaccine, on Thursday finished enrolling all 30,000 of its participants. All 30,000 have received their first shot, and most of them have also received the required second shot. The company's president says it's now on track to apply to the US Food and Drug...

COVID-19 Vaccine Guidelines Released by the FDA

With multiple COVID-19 vaccines in and approaching phase III trials, the FDA has released development and licensure guidelines for these products. The 21-page guidelines detail agency recommendations on everything from manufacturing and preclinical data considerations to trial design, efficacy considerations and post-licensure safety. The 21-page guidelines detail agency recommendations on everything from manufacturing and preclinical data considerations to trial design, efficacy...

A ‘triumph of hope over facts’: The rise and fall of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19

The rise and fall of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as “game-changing” treatments for COVID-19 should come as no surprise to experts who have paid attention to the history of these drugs, according to findings published in The FASEB Journal . […]

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US COVID-19 deaths pass 90,000 as Moderna vaccine delivers promising phase 1 results

Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate appears safe for human use , the company said today as it released results from the phase 1 trial of mRNA-1273. The dose-dependent trial sets the stage for a phase 2 trial, expected to start […]

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How does the new coronavirus compare with the flu?

The coronavirus particle has a crown of spikes on its surface. Editor’s note: This article was revised on April 30 with the latest information on COVID-19. Since the new coronavirus was first discovered in January, many people have compared […]

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Global Therapeutics Landscape for the Influenza A Virus, H1N1

Dublin, April 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype Infections – Pipeline Review, H1 2020” drug pipelines has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This pipeline guide provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for […]

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COVID-19 vaccine protects monkeys from new coronavirus, Chinese biotech reports

Sinovac Biotech has created a new COVID-19 vaccine by growing the novel coronavirus in the VERO monkey cell line and inactivating it with chemicals. Science’ s COVID-19 reporting is supported by the Pulitzer Center. For the first time, one […]

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For Brazil’s Indigenous communities, pandemic revives memories of earlier plagues

A small clinic at the Waiapi Indigenous reserve in Ámapa state in Brazil. A lack of medical care could worsen the toll of COVID-19 among Indigenous communities. Science’ s COVID-19 reporting is supported by the Pulitzer Center. To the older generation of the Paiter Surui, the COVID-19 pandemic looks […]

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All the President’s Lies About the Coronavirus

The Atlantic Editor’s Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here . Updated at 1:30 p.m. ET on April 9, 2020. In the month since he declared the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency, President Donald Trump has repeatedly lied […]

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