China became the first country to approve a needle-free, inhaled version of a Covid-19 vaccine. The vaccine is similar to those developed by AstraZeneca Plc and Johnson & Johnson.
Cases of COVID-19 are extremely rare among people who are fully vaccinated, according to a U.S. data analysis. COVID- 19 breakthroughs occur at the rate of less than 0.008 % of fully vaccinated people.
A handful of countries representing just 16 percent of the world's population have snapped up more than half of the available COVID-19 vaccines. If the rich world continues to hoard vaccines, the pandemic will drag on for long.
U.S. firm Moderna said that Phase 3 stage analysis suggested its coronavirus vaccine could prevent COVID-19. The news comes a week after Pfizer and German drug-maker BioNTech announced a vaccine of their own.
The first COVID-19 vaccine to reach phase 1 clinical trial has been found to be safe, well-tolerated, and able to generate an immune response against SARS-CoV-2 in humans, according to new research.
U.S biophysicists have used the IBM-built supercomputer SUMMIT to sift through thousands of molecules and find potential compounds that could be used as a new drug against the coronavirus responsible for the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Scientists have discovered immune cells that can fight all known flu viruses in what was hailed as an "extraordinary breakthrough" that could lead to a universal, one-shot vaccine against the killer disease.
Researchers from UK have created the world's first synthetic vaccine.The non-biologic influenza vaccine, which can be delivered orally, could herald a revolution in vaccine delivery.
Thanks to the astonishing effectiveness of the HPV vaccine, Australia is on track to becoming the first country to eliminate cervical cancer.
A first-of-its-kind nanoparticle vaccine immunotherapy has been developed that targets several different cancer types
It is the only vaccine developed against malaria that has successfully made it to the large scale testing.