An effective Covid-19 vaccine isn’t enough. People have to be willing to get it. 

An effective Covid-19 vaccine isn’t enough. People have to be willing to get it. 

When the Covid-19 pandemic became a full-fledged crisis in March, public health experts gave a prescription for riding it out: Flatten the curve with social distancing, lockdowns, contact tracing, etc., and then wait for a vaccine. The hope was, and still is, that a mass…

These Covid-19 vaccine candidates could change the way we make vaccines — if they work

These Covid-19 vaccine candidates could change the way we make vaccines — if they work

With the growing urgency for a Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine, an important question for scientists is whether this pandemic will be the turning point for two new technologies that have never been widely used in humans. If proven effective, these approaches could dramatically accelerate the development…

The global risk of “vaccine nationalism” 

The global risk of “vaccine nationalism” 

Russian hackers are at it again. This time, allegedly, to steal Covid-19 vaccine and treatment research. The United Kingdom, along with its American and Canadian counterparts, said it was “95 percent sure” that hackers tied to Russian intelligence tried to probe their drug companies and…

Government invests £93million in plant to make Covid-19 vaccine

Government invests £93million in plant to make Covid-19 vaccine

The government will invest £ 93 million to accelerate the opening of a new vaccine production center ready to begin production if a coronavirus vaccine is found. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Beis) said the Vaccines Manufacturing and Innovation Center (VMIC) will…

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