Other View: 'Trump Vaccine' fears are ignorant and harmful

Other View: 'Trump Vaccine' fears are ignorant and harmful

From the Opinion Page: Nobody wants to take the risk of injecting perfectly healthy people with something unless they're confident that it is safe.

3 days ago

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine could be ready by late November

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine could be ready by late November

Traffic picking up just before the holiday season at RSW · Alabama football coach Nick Saban will take the field after testing negative for coronavirus three time. Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said in an open letter on Friday that his company could apply for ...

4 days ago

Pfizer CEO, facing pushback, shifts COVID-19 vaccine timeline to late November

Pfizer CEO, facing pushback, shifts COVID-19 vaccine timeline to late November

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla recently suggested the company would know whether its BioNTech-shared COVID-19 vaccine works by October. Criticism ensued. Now finding himself alone in the biopharma world with that bullish estimate, the Big Pharma chief is ...

4 days ago

Britain moves closer to Covid-19 vaccine trials that infect volunteers

Britain moves closer to Covid-19 vaccine trials that infect volunteers

Reuters, London : "Human challenge" trials of potential Covid-19 vaccines, where volunteers are deliberately infected with the disease, could become a reality after a British biotech firm said it was in advanced talks with the government to create and provide ...

4 days ago

Coronavirus: Latest Global Developments

Coronavirus: Latest Global Developments

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis: - Virus survives 9 hours on skin -. The coronavirus remains active on human skin for nine hours, say Japanese researchers, which they say shows the need for frequent hand-washing to combat ...

4 days ago

Once a COVID-19 vaccine is ready for prime time, how will people get it?

Once a COVID-19 vaccine is ready for prime time, how will people get it?

Michigan officials are working to coordinate shipments to hospitals, health departments, nursing homes; Health care workers expected to first receive vaccines; Four COVID-19 vaccines are deep in Phase 3 clinical trials, although two have paused for safety ...

4 days ago

Covid-19: UK health service in talks on rollout of vaccine from December

Covid-19: UK health service in talks on rollout of vaccine from December

New Delhi: The National Health Service (NHS) is in talks with the British Medical Association (BMA) and others around mobilising the rollout of a potential Covid-19 vaccine from December, Pulse website...

4 days ago

Pfizer plans to seek authorization for Covid-19 vaccine in November

Pfizer plans to seek authorization for Covid-19 vaccine in November

WASHINGTON: US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer expects to file for emergency use authorization for its Covid-19 vaccine in late November, around two weeks after the November 3 US presidential election, it said Friday. The company said it hopes to move ...

4 days ago

It's 'no surprise' we're seeing a COVID-19 surge in Republican areas: ER doctor

It's 'no surprise' we're seeing a COVID-19 surge in Republican areas: ER doctor

Emergency Medicine Physician Dr. Steven McDonald joins Yahoo Finance's Akiko Fujita to discuss which states are seeing a rise in COVID-19 infections.Video.

5 days ago

Virginia begins planning for eventual COVID-19 vaccine

Virginia begins planning for eventual COVID-19 vaccine

Doses of an eventual COVID-19 vaccine are expected to make their way to Virginia just days after federal regulators clear the serum, and preparations have begun in Virginia for the.

5 days ago

It's 'no surprise' we're seeing a COVID-19 surge in Republican areas: ER doctor

It's 'no surprise' we're seeing a COVID-19 surge in Republican areas: ER doctor

Emergency Medicine Physician Dr. Steven McDonald joins Yahoo Finance's Akiko Fujita to discuss which states are seeing a rise in COVID-19 infections. Video Transcript. AKIKO FUJITA: We've got some news on the vaccine front, with Pfizer shares up 3 and ...

5 days ago

Pfizer says earliest US filing for COVID-19 vaccine would be late November

Pfizer says earliest US filing for COVID-19 vaccine would be late November

Pfizer, which is developing the vaccine with German partner BioNTech , said that it may confirm if the vaccine is effective as soon as this month but that it also needs safety data from a 44000-person clinical trial that will not be available until next month.

5 days ago

Pfizer says earliest US filing for COVID-19 vaccine would be late November

Pfizer says earliest US filing for COVID-19 vaccine would be late November

Pfizer, which is developing the vaccine with German partner BioNTech , said that it may confirm if the vaccine is effective as soon as this month but that it also needs safety data from a 44000-person clinical trial that will not be available until next month.

5 days ago

Pfizer sees emergency use filing for COVID-19 vaccine after US election

Pfizer sees emergency use filing for COVID-19 vaccine after US election

Pfizer Inc expects to provide safety data and file for authorization of the COVID-19 vaccine it is developing with German partner BioNTech <22UAy.F> in late November, delaying any clarity on the vaccine until after the Nov. 3 U.S. presidential election.

5 days ago

Kentucky Department for Public Health announces COVID-19 vaccine distribution draft plan

Kentucky Department for Public Health announces COVID-19 vaccine distribution draft plan

The Kentucky Department of Public Health announced Friday a first draft plan for distributing the COVID-19 vaccine to local health departments and organizations.

5 days ago

How Massachusetts Plans To Distribute Coronavirus Vaccines

How Massachusetts Plans To Distribute Coronavirus Vaccines

The state plan follows the CDC's playbook, with three stages of delivery as more vaccines, both in volume and variety, become available.

5 days ago

California readies its COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan

California readies its COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan

California has prepared an unprecedented vaccination campaign against the COVID-19 virus, according to a plan submitted to federal authorities on Friday, a major step along the Golden State's roadmap to protect 40 million residents from the deadly disease ...

5 days ago

We're not getting a coronavirus vaccine before the election

We're not getting a coronavirus vaccine before the election

The company making the only coronavirus vaccine with a theoretical chance of being approved before the US presidential election made it clear such a timeline is unfeasible. Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said his company might have the efficacy data this month, ...

5 days ago

What Can a COVID-19 Vaccine Actually Do?

What Can a COVID-19 Vaccine Actually Do?

As the world waits for a safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine, it's important to recognize the limits of the vaccines currently in development and assess what they will and won't be able to accomplish. A press teleconference held by the National Center for Health ...

5 days ago

Reuters Health News Summary

Reuters Health News Summary

'One-der-ful': Australia's coronavirus hotspot records single case Australia's coronavirus hotspot of Victoria recorded a single case of the disease on Saturday - the lowest daily number since early June - and no deaths, with the state's top health official saying ...

5 days ago

Who gets COVID-19 vaccine first once it's available? Texas has a plan

Who gets COVID-19 vaccine first once it's available? Texas has a plan

The Texas Department of State Health Services on Friday submitted to the CDC its first iteration of a plan to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine.

5 days ago

Covid-19 pandemic is here to stay, says Soumya Swaminathan

Covid-19 pandemic is here to stay, says Soumya Swaminathan

Plan and be prepared for another two years of disciplined behaviour as the vaccine for the virus gets scaled up, says the WHO chief scientist.

5 days ago

Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine boosts US Stocks

Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine boosts US Stocks

Global shares relatively recorded impressive outing, as stock traders and global investors got excited over the news that revealed leading drugmaker Pfizer Inc could have a COVID-19 vaccine available for the world's largest economy by the end of 2020.

5 days ago

Gov. Burgum, NDDOH submit COVID-19 vaccination plan to CDC

Gov. Burgum, NDDOH submit COVID-19 vaccination plan to CDC

BISMARCK, ND - Gov. Doug Burgum along with the North Dakota Department of Health have submitted the state's CO...

5 days ago

What You Need to Know at This Stage of the Coronavirus Vaccine Race

What You Need to Know at This Stage of the Coronavirus Vaccine Race

Two programs may seek emergency use authorization within the next six weeks.

5 days ago

COVID-19: Pfizer 'will Apply For Emergency Authorization Use' Of Vaccine After US Polls

COVID-19: Pfizer 'will Apply For Emergency Authorization Use' Of Vaccine After US Polls

Pfizer chairman added that a committee of scientists will first review data of trials that determine COVID-19 vaccine's safety in the third week of November.

5 days ago

UK's most vulnerable 'could get Covid vaccine by Christmas'

UK's most vulnerable 'could get Covid vaccine by Christmas'

London, October 17 There is some chance that a Covid-19 vaccine “could be ready for the most vulnerable of the UK's population by Christmas”, according to the head of the country's vaccin.

5 days ago

Won't seek vaccine OK this month, Pfizer says

Won't seek vaccine OK this month, Pfizer says

The chief executive of Pfizer said Friday that the company would not apply for emergency authorization of its coronavirus vaccine before the third week of November. In a statement posted to the company website, the chief executive, Dr. Albert Bourla, said that ...

5 days ago

Pfizer Targeting Late November for Covid Vaccine Application

Pfizer Targeting Late November for Covid Vaccine Application

(Bloomberg) -- Pfizer Inc. said it could seek emergency-use authorization for its Covid-19 vaccine in the U.S. by late November if the shot is shown to be effective in a large late-stage trial, putting to rest any notion that a vaccine could be cleared for emergency ...

5 days ago

Coronavirus updates: 'Winter surge' still looks dire; no vaccine likely before election; 74k US lives can be saved with ...

Coronavirus updates: 'Winter surge' still looks dire; no vaccine likely before election; 74k US lives can be saved with ...

An influential COVID-19 model calls out North Dakota's death rate, says masks can save 74000 U.S. lives. Latest COVID news.

5 days ago

Coronavirus good news: Pfizer to apply for emergency approval for Covid-19 vaccine in November

Coronavirus good news: Pfizer to apply for emergency approval for Covid-19 vaccine in November

Should such medication prove successful, Pfizer, along with project partner BioNTech, hope to make 1.3 billion doses next year.

5 days ago

Pfizer says earliest US filing for COVID-19 vaccine would be late November

Pfizer says earliest US filing for COVID-19 vaccine would be late November

People around the world are counting on a vaccine to control the spread of the coronavirus, which has killed more than a million people and ravaged the global economy.Get latest Business online at cnbctv18.com.

5 days ago

US hoping for two Covid-19 vaccines by end of November

US hoping for two Covid-19 vaccines by end of November

US News: 2 American companies expect to apply for emergency approval for their Covid-19 vaccines by late Nov, welcome news as the US crossed 8 million confirme.

5 days ago

Hawaii's COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Is Ready But The State Is Keeping It Under Wraps

Hawaii's COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Is Ready But The State Is Keeping It Under Wraps

Even in absence of an approved vaccine, Hawaii officials are drafting plans to distribute the first vaccines when they become available.

5 days ago

Pfizer won't apply for Covid-19 vaccine authorization before mid-November, CEO confirms

Pfizer won't apply for Covid-19 vaccine authorization before mid-November, CEO confirms

The Pfizer and BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine candidate won't be ready for FDA consideration until after the Nov. 3 election.

5 days ago

Vaccine timeline "to ensure public trust"

Vaccine timeline "to ensure public trust"

Pfizer says people might start getting COVID-19 vaccines before the end of the year, according to a timeline it laid out Friday. The state of play: By the end of October, the company said it hopes to know whether the vaccine is effective, the Wall Street Journal ...

6 days ago

Virginia begins planning for eventual COVID-19 vaccine

Virginia begins planning for eventual COVID-19 vaccine

Doses of an eventual COVID-19 vaccine are expected to make their way to Virginia just days after federal regulators clear the serum, and preparations have begun in Virginia for the.

6 days ago

Alabama officials trying to combat virus vaccine resistance

Alabama officials trying to combat virus vaccine resistance

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — With a possible vaccine for COVID-19 still more than two months away, Alabama health officials said Thursday that they already are working to combat the reluctance.

6 days ago

Britain moves closer to Covid-19 vaccine trials that infect volunteers

Britain moves closer to Covid-19 vaccine trials that infect volunteers

“Human challenge” trials of potential Covid-19 vaccines, where volunteers are deliberately infected with the disease, could become a reality after a British biotech firm said it was in advanced talks with the government to create and provide strains of the virus.

6 days ago

The WHO says healthy young people may not receive a Covid-19 vaccine until 2022

The WHO says healthy young people may not receive a Covid-19 vaccine until 2022

Any approved vaccines would likely be available in "limited quantities," leaving healthy young people waiting, the World Health Organization said.

6 days ago

WHO Doc Says Young Healthy People May Not Get Vaccine Until 2022

WHO Doc Says Young Healthy People May Not Get Vaccine Until 2022

According to experts, it is likely that the COVID-19 vaccine will not reach the average young and healthy person until 2022.

6 days ago

Midwives, physios and pharmacists to administer future UK Covid vaccine

Midwives, physios and pharmacists to administer future UK Covid vaccine

An expanded workforce will undergo a training programme to immunise as much of the population as possible.

6 days ago

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