The University of Oxford in partnership with AstraZeneca began vaccinations yesterday for a new phase in human trials to test a COVID-19 vaccine ‘AZD2816’ in volunteers against the Beta [South African] variant.
A lesson learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic was that human ingenuity prevailed and resolved an issue that challenged the world; the crisis also reinforced faith in the power of science, said Dr Albert Bourla, CEO of Pfizer, in a keynote interview during...
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Swiss Confederation have launched the first WHO BioHub Facility to enhance the rapid sharing of viruses and other pathogens between laboratories and partners globally.
Ontario-based, Nicoya Lifesciences, is in the process of completing a prototype of a low-cost, single-use device that tests for active SARS-CoV-2 infection, variants and, eventually, other viruses. The novel test is called Atlas.