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HIV/AIDS vaccine: Why don’t we have one after 37 years, when we have several for COVID-19 after a few months?

#Tags HIV Aids Vaccine Smallpox has been eradicated from the face of the Earth following a highly effective, worldwide vaccination campaign. Paralytic poliomyelitis is no longer a problem in the U.S. because of development and use of effective vaccines against...

As Vaccine Rollout Expands, Black Americans Still Left Behind 1/30/21

  Black Americans are still receiving covid vaccinations at dramatically lower rates than white Americans even as the chaotic rollout reaches more people, according to a new KHN analysis. Almost seven weeks into the vaccine rollout, states have expanded eligibility beyond...

How many people need to get a COVID-19 vaccine in order to stop the coronavirus?

It has been clear for a while that, at least in the U.S., the only way out of the coronavirus pandemic will be through vaccination. The rapid deployment of coronavirus vaccines is underway, but how many people need to...

California doctor says hundreds of thousands of COVID-19 vaccines sitting in warehouses

A member of the state's COVID-19 vaccine advisory committee tells the ABC7 I-Team, hundreds of thousands of COVID-19 vaccines across the state are sitting in warehouses with the potential of being wasted. https://youtu.be/MZYKj1DLNc8 California doctor says hundreds of thousands of COVID-19...

COVID-19 vaccine development: Key facts you want to know, from Pfizer’s Chief Patient Officer

(BPT) - The COVID-19 global pandemic has impacted many people around the globe in some way, and as a result, all eyes are on the biopharmaceutical companies that are working to develop safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines. As the...

Take It From an Expert: Fauci’s Hierarchy of Safety During COVID

Elisabeth Rosenthal November 19, 2020 As a health journalist, a physician and a former foreign correspondent who lived through SARS in Beijing, I often get questions from friends, colleagues and people I don’t even know about how to live during the...

Virus evolution could undermine a COVID-19 vaccine – but this can be stopped

Andrew Read, Penn State and David Kennedy, Penn State The first drug against HIV brought dying patients back from the brink. But as excited doctors raced to get the miracle drug to new patients, the miracle melted away. In each...

Five Important Questions About Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine

Arthur Allen November 11, 2020 Pfizer’s announcement on Monday that its COVID-19 shot appears to keep nine in 10 people from getting the disease sent its stock price rocketing. Many news reports described the vaccine as if it were our...

COVID Vaccine Trials Move at Warp Speed, But Recruiting Black Volunteers Takes Time

Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio September 16, 2020 Participation in clinical trials among Black people is low, according to Food and Drug Administration statistics. Still, including them in coronavirus vaccine trials has been a stated priority for the pharmaceutical companies involved,...
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