Red Cross aid agency warns against any move to limit vaccine access

The head of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) appealed on Wednesday for the world to work together toward a coronavirus vaccine, warning against any unilateral action that could prevent access for poor countries.
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The desperate hunt for treatments and vaccines has changed how researchers, regulators, drug companies like Moderna, investors and journalists do their jobs.
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The University of Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine trial has only a 50% chance of success as the coronavirus seems to be fading rapidly in Britain, the professor co-leading the development of the vaccine told the Telegraph newspaper https://bit.ly/2LQTNos.
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Thailand on Saturday began testing a vaccine against the coronavirus on monkeys after positive trials in mice, an official said.
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There's encouraging news from the two leading experimental coronavirus vaccine trials. Researchers in both trials have reported the presence of antibodies in volunteers after injecting them with experimental vaccines. Charlie D'Agata reports.
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Federal officials issued warning letters to two groups this week, accusing them of selling fraudulent and unapproved products related to Covid-19.
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China's first coronavirus vaccine trial leaves some experts skeptical.
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A trial with 108 participants suggests the vaccine is safe and may be moderately effective. But experts noted that the approach has failed in the past.
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Immunizations are falling because of pandemic disruptions, raising fears of surges in preventable disease. Lockdowns complicate the Muslim holiday Eid. China ’s National People’s Congress offers a show of strength.
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A Chinese study of 108 volunteers found that none of them had serious side effects from a coronavirus vaccine created there. It's a good sign, but Dr Peter Hotez says it may not trigger blocking antibodies.
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