UK will deliberately infect vaccine volunteers: report
Britain is planning to host clinical trials where volunteers are deliberately infected with the new coronavirus to test the effectiveness of vaccine candidates, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday, citing people involved in the project.
AstraZeneca could start profiting from its COVID-19 vaccine as soon as July next year, the Financial Times has reported, citing a memo showing the British drugmaker can declare when it considers the pandemic to have ended. Ciara Lee reports
On Monday US equities gained on positive news around coronavirus treatments and relaxing US-China relations. Business Insider reports that Food and Drug Administration issued emergency authorization for using plasma to treat COVID-19. The White House is looking to fast-track AstraZeneca's experimental coronavirus vaccine, according to the Financial Times.
There is a 'slim possibility' of one or two coronavirus vaccines beingavailable by Christmas, according to the head of the UK vaccine taskforce KateBingham. Researchers are calling for more volunteers..
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