Scientists worry new coronavirus vaccines will have limited and, perhaps, short-lived effectiveness, but Fauci is “cautiously optimistic” a vaccine is possible.
The agency must give outside scientists and the public the opportunity to see the data and the FDA’s reasoning before coming to such a decision, critics say.
It is likely we’ll eventually have a coronavirus vaccine — but perhaps not as quickly as some expect. From development, to clinical trials and distribution, there are tremendous challenges lying ahead.
We have to steel ourselves for the possibility that no safe and effective vaccine or treatment will emerge and we may have to learn to live with COVID-19.
From the research lab to your doctor’s office – here’s what happens in phase 1, 2, 3 drug trials
Vaccine development is a long and complicated. Only about 6% of vaccine candidates are approved for public use. On average, process takes 10.7 years.
Providers in Washington’s Childhood Vaccine Program report they give 30% fewer vaccines to 0-18 year olds in March than they usually do.
Anti-vaccine groups are seizing on the anti-government sentiment stoked by conservative-leaning protesters to advance their cause, critics say.
Study enrolling Seattle-based healthy adult volunteers.
What actually is public health? Here are three examples which show the important role public health plays: Vaccination, traffic safety and smoking reduction
Vaccine design looks simple on paper, but making it work all the way to human use is a whole other story.
Researchers have halted its trial of a promising HIV vaccine, after it was found the vaccine was not providing protection against the virus.
Scientists are just getting started, but their vaccine development strategy will benefit from work that has been done on closely related viruses, SARS and MERS
Human coronaviruses (CoV)have long been regarded as relatively benign causes of the common cold. In recent years, however, new highly pathogenic CoV emerged.
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