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Russia’s race for virus vaccine raises concerns in the West

In this photo made from footage provided by the Russian Defense Ministry on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, medical workers in protective gear prepare to draw blood from volunteers participating in a trial of a coronavirus vaccine at the Budenko Main Military Hospital outside Moscow, Russia. Russia is boasting that it’s …

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US bets on small, untested company to deliver COVID vaccine

In this March 16, 2020, file photo, a patient receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. When precious vats of COVID-19 vaccine are finally …

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Researcher talks vaccine realities in an unprecedented time

Credit: CC0 Public Domain “At what point do knowledge and questioning become pessimism?” This was a question that came up in a recent conversation with UConn vaccine researcher Paulo Verardi. We met via Zoom to talk about the likely longer-than-desired road ahead for a vaccine for COVID-19. Verardi cautions that …

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3 African countries trying out 1st malaria vaccine in babies

In this photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, residents of the Malawi village of Tomali wait to have their young children become test subjects for the world’s first vaccine against malaria. Babies in three African nations are getting the first and only vaccine for malaria in a pilot program. World …

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