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WHO warns of drawn out pandemic as South Africa cases top 500,000

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The UN health agency warned that the coronavirus pandemic would be lengthy and could lead to “response fatigue”, as the case count in South Africa...
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Two coronavirus vaccines proven safe for human – research

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Two coronavirus vaccine have proven safe for humans and produced strong immune reactions among patients involved in separate clinical trials, doctors said Monday. The first...
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WHO: 19 potential coronavirus vaccines currently in clinical trials

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Flickr The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there are 19 potential COVID-19 vaccines currently in clinical trials globally. WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville,...
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South Africa to start Africa’s first coronavirus vaccine trial

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South Africa, the country with the highest Coronavirus cases in Africa, will roll out the first coronavirus vaccine trial in Africa this week. The vaccine,...
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Germany’s CureVac expects results of vaccine trial in two months

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Lead Scientist Peter Kremsner, says the first results of a coronavirus vaccine clinical trial conducted by German biopharmaceutical company CureVac will be available within two...
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Coronavirus vaccines should be classified as a global public good – WHO chief

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The World Health Organisation has advised countries that COVID-19 vaccines should be classified as a global public good. The Director General of the UN health...
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Pfizer, BioNTech dose U.S first participants of trial coronavirus vaccine

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Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE announced on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, that the first participants have been dosed in the U.S in the Phase 1/2...
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South Africa begins coronavirus trial of tuberculosis vaccine

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Hundreds of South African health workers were given a century-old tuberculosis vaccine on Monday in a trial to see whether the venerable formula can protect...