Tag: Vaccines

Vaccines, treatments still a bridge too far, says US expert

The top US expert on infectious diseases told a Senate panel on Tuesday that it’s still too early to expect a coronavirus vaccine or treatment. Dr Aanthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said that the idea of treatment or vaccine to facilitate the reentry of students into the fall term would be a bridge too far. 

Germany says coronavirus vaccine research not for sale

Foreign minister of Germany, Heiko Maas said Monday the rights to coronavirus vaccine research were not for sale. Followed by reports, Donald Trump wanted the US to buy exclusive access to a potential vaccine developed by a German biotech firm. According to Maas, researchers play a leading role in drug and vaccine development and they cannot allow others to seek exclusive results.