Russia coronavirus vaccine 'passes early trial test'

World / Science & Health Sep 5, 2020

Russia coronavirus vaccine 'passes early trial test'

Early tests of a Russian coronavirus vaccine showed encouraging results when details were published Friday, but experts said the trials were too small to prove safety and effectiveness. Russia announced last month that its vaccine, named "Sputnik V" after the Soviet-era satellite that was the ...

Global coronavirus vaccine race heats up, but not without controversy

World May 15, 2020

Global coronavirus vaccine race heats up, but not without controversy

Global tensions simmered over the race for a coronavirus vaccine Thursday, as the United States and China traded jabs, and France slammed pharmaceuticals giant Sanofi for suggesting the U.S. would get any eventual vaccine first. Scientists are working at breakneck speed to develop a vaccine ...