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CBS News got an inside look at the logistical challenges of getting Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to the public.
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Emergency-use authorizations, a formerly obscure corner of regulatory law, have become a centerpiece of the government ’s response to the pandemic.
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The use of an immune-system stimulant harvested from shark liver oil in the development of some coronavirus vaccines has animal conservationists pressing for alternatives.(Image credit: Reinhard Dirscherl/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
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Phoenix Children ’s Hospital held its fourth annual flu POD (point of distribution) this week, with this year's 13-hour blitz holding a special significance amid the global Covid-19 pandemic. On Oct. 7, nurses began vaccinating employees at 6 a.m. and concluded the one-day event at 7 p.m., vaccinating nearly 5,00 0 people. It’s preparation for another potential mass vaccination event: distribution of a safe and effective vaccine for Covid-19. Click through the photo gallery above to see scenes…
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According to officials, the Hyderabad-based vaccine maker applied to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on October 2, seeking its permission to conduct phase-3 randomised double-blind placebo-controlled multicentre trial of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate.
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A Trump administration official leading the response to the coronavirus pandemic says the U.S. can expect delivery of a vaccine starting in January 2021, despite statements from the president that inoculations could begin this month
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China is among three additional countries to have signed on to a global initiative that aims to ensure fair and equitable access to a COVID-19 vaccine once developed, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Friday. 
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Nearly 40% of Americans say they won't get vaccinated against COVID-19 even if a shot becomes available, according to a survey released Friday by consulting firm Children's Health Defense.
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The Trump administration seems to be going to great lengths to get a COVID-19 vaccine produced by election day. How much can they get away with?
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[allAfrica] China's decision to join the group of more than 170 countries engaging in a massive international Covid-19 vaccine effort is a major boost to the prospect of equitable access to safe and effective Covid-19 prevention.
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