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Pharma erupts as Biden administration backs waiver of vaccine patent rights

The Biden administration’s call to waive patent rights for coronavirus vaccines sparked vociferous opposition from drugmakers and pharma industry groups, which quickly claimed the move will discourage future drug research and do little to increase supply.  Activists, who have pressured the administration for months on the issue, argue a waiver is needed to begin removing… Read More »

Biden to support waiving COVID-19 vaccine patent protections to aid other countries

[unable to retrieve full-text content]U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said the United States would support a global effort to lift intellectual property protections temporarily on coronavirus vaccines in an effort to help countries struggling with the weight of the pandemic to develop the shots more quickly. Healthcare

This New Covid Vaccine Could Bring Hope to the Unvaccinated World

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Vaccine Rollout Second Dose Outdoor Mask Guidance Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Matter This New Covid Vaccine Could Bring Hope to the Unvaccinated World The German company CureVac hopes its RNA vaccine will rival those made by Moderna and… Read More »

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

“The highest levels of NIH are very concerned,” said Dr. Avindra Nath, intramural clinical director and a leader of viral research at the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, an NIH division. “Everyone’s hopes are on a vaccine, and if you have a major complication the whole thing could get derailed.” A great deal… Read More »