Tag Archives: Vaccine

Most Americans probably won’t be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says

“Those who are vaccine hesitant have had their hesitancy enhanced by a variety of things that are happening right now, particularly the unfortunate mix of science and politics,” Collins said at an event hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. A recent poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that more than… Read More »

Why so many people are hopeful about an mRNA coronavirus vaccine

The whole world is watching — including investors and public health specialists — as more than 30 biotech and pharmaceutical companies race to develop a safe Covid-19 vaccine. But there’s a big question lingering over the process: How do we balance safety with speed? The process is moving quickly with several vaccine candidates entering late stage… Read More »

Canada strikes more deals for COVID-19 vaccine, but may have to wait in line behind other nations

Article content continued “Concluding these contracts is not simply a matter of distributing a standard-form contract and having vaccine suppliers agree to our preferred terms,” said Anand. “The environment is intense, the demand is high and each negotiation is unique.” We have been the slowest Western country in the world to arrange a vaccine supply… Read More »