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Covid-19 vaccine could be available to some before the end of the year says UK scientific adviser

Small amounts of a coronavirus vaccine could be made available to certain groups of people before the end of the year, according to the...

Covid vaccine trial paused after side-effect reported in UK patient

Trials of a Covid-19 vaccine under development by AstraZeneca and Oxford University have been put on hold owing to a reported side-effect in a...

Coronavirus vaccine registered in Russia, says Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin says a coronavirus vaccine developed in the country has been registered for use and one of his daughters has already...

GSK throws £130m behind innovative vaccine developer CureVac

British drug giant GlaxoSmithKline has backed a “cutting edge” player in the race to develop a vaccine for coronavirus. GSK said it was putting £130...

South African province prepares 1.5 million graves as virus hits ‘full speed’

The coronavirus pandemic in Africa is reaching “full speed” and it is good to prepare for the worst-case scenario, the Africa Centres for Disease...

South Africa braces itself for surge in Covid-19 patients

Hospitals are prepared for a new wave of patients after South Africa’s reported coronavirus cases more than quadrupled in June. That is partly due to...

Little chance of proving Covid-19 vaccine effectiveness in UK, says trial leader

Low transmission rates in the UK mean there is “little chance” of trials in the country proving the effectiveness of a coronavirus vaccine, a...

Scientists looking for volunteers for Covid-19 vaccine trial

A scientist heading the human trials for a possible Covid-19 vaccine has said volunteers are “critically important” to their research. Speaking on the BBC’s Radio4...

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