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Some people question why the current coronavirus has brought the world to standstill while a previous deadly coronavirus, SARS, did not. Others have questioned why a vaccine is so urgently needed now to stop the spread of the current coronavirus when a vaccine was never developed for SARS. I study viruses and am so fascinated …

With the COVID-19 confirmed to infect more than 3 million people worldwide as of April 28, methods of social isolation and other regulations are being enforced by countries in order to slow down the spread of the disease. Apart from these, the creation of a coronavirus vaccine is also being eyed as a potential solution. …

Europe has the highest share in the global production of vaccines for the year 2019, according to the data from Vaccines Europe. The following is the breakdown of global vaccine production f0r the year 2019: Highlights At 76 percent, Europe has the largest contribution in vaccine production for the previous year. It is followed by …

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced that it will immediately commit up to $100 million for the global response to the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). The funding will help strengthen detection, isolation and treatment efforts; protect at-risk populations; and develop vaccines, treatments and diagnostics. The new funding is inclusive of $10 million the foundation …

The coronavirus that started in Wuhan has sickened more than 6,000 people and killed at least 132 in China as of Jan. 29, 2020. Thailand and Hong Kong each have reported eight confirmed cases, and five people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with the illness. People are hoping for a vaccine to slow the …