Some 172 countries are engaging with the COVAX facility designed to ensure equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines, the World Health Organization said, but more funding is needed and countries need now to make binding commitments.
Coordinators of a global coronavirus vaccines funding scheme are looking at a wide range of potential prices for Covid-19 shots, with a reported $40 per dose price tag the “highest number” in that range, one of the co-leads of the project said.
More than 75 countries expressed interest in joining the COVAX financing scheme designed to guarantee fast and equitable access globally to Covid-19 vaccines, the GAVI vaccines alliance said,
As AstraZeneca closes in on developing a vaccine against COVID-19, the U.K. pharma giant struck a deal with Europe’s Inclusive Vaccines Alliance to supply up to 400 million doses of the preventative medication by the end of 2020.
AstraZeneca Plc signed a contract with European governments to supply the region with a potential vaccine against the coronavirus, the British drugmaker’s latest deal to pledge the company’s drug to help combat the pandemic.
A summit hosted by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to set a goal of at least $7.4 billion to go to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.
The CoVIg-19 Plasma Alliance was founded to accelerate development of a plasma-derived hyperimmune globulin therapy against COVID-19.
The new anti-tuberculosis drug combination of bedaquiline, pretomanid and linezolid cures 90 percent of people with deadly drug-resistant TB if given for six months, researchers report in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Fingerpaint – a national full-service health and wellness marketing agency – in partnership with The Alliance for Positive Health, launched a provocative campaign aimed at bringing awareness to the alarming increase of sexually transmitted infections across the country.
Boston Biomedical Inc. entered into an alliance in oncology research with three world-leading oncology centers of excellence – Columbia University, Harvard University and The Wistar Institute.