09192020What's Hot:

Russia Is Slow to Administer Virus Vaccine Despite Kremlin’s Approval

“Unfortunately, we have very little information,” said Dr. Vasily V. Vlassov, a professor of epidemiology and vice president of the Russian Association for Evidence-Based Medicine. His organization had opposed approval of the vaccine [...]

Vaccine distribution isn’t as easy as Trump wants people to think

*/ ]]> President Donald Trump is suggesting a coronavirus vaccine can be delivered widely in a matter of weeks. But states ultimately tasked with leading the distribution effort are already confronting a host of logistical and supply [...]

Trump contradicts his CDC director over masks, vaccine timeline

By BRIANNA EHLEY 09/16/2020 06:59 PM EDT Updated: 09/16/2020 07:47 PM EDT */ ]]> President Donald Trump on Wednesday twice contradicted his own CDC director — on mask-wearing and vaccine distribution — saying the country’s [...]

Coronavirus vaccine could arrive in ‘three weeks, four weeks,’ Donald Trump says

It could be three weeks before there’s a COVID-19 vaccine, the president announced at a town hall hosted by ABC in Pennsylvania on Tuesday. President Trump told voters at the event in Philadelphia at the National Constitution Center [...]

Inside Oxford’s Vaccine Saga: From Wild Hype to Sobering Reality

*/ ]]> In April, Sarah Gilbert, the British scientist leading Oxford University’s Covid-19 vaccine effort, said she was 80 percent confident her team would be able to produce a successful vaccine by September. It was a remarkable [...]

Trump slams Harris for trying to damage vaccine push

President Donald Trump delivers remarks during a news conference at the North Portico at the White House on Monday. */ ]]> President Donald Trump on Monday suggested Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris is sabotaging [...]

Harris says she wouldn’t trust Trump on any vaccine released before election

*/ ]]> Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris said she wouldn’t take President Donald Trump’s word on the reliability of any coronavirus vaccine released before the election. Asked in an upcoming interview with [...]

What Happens If China Gets the Covid-19 Vaccine First?

*/ ]]> David Fidler has a nightmare scenario: In three months, China announces one of its Covid-19 vaccines has successfully completed Phase III trials. The World Health Organization is enthusiastic. Beijing doles out doses to countries [...]

Coronavirus Crisis Has Made Brazil an Ideal Vaccine Laboratory

RIO DE JANEIRO — The chaotic response to the coronavirus in Brazil, where it has killed more than 105,000 people, made the country’s experience a cautionary tale that many around the world have watched with alarm. But as the country’s [...]

Once We Have an Approved COVID-19 Vaccine, Then What?

Here’s a thought experiment: after the RMS Titanic collided with an iceberg, it became necessary to allocate seats on the lifeboats; there were only about 700 places for the 2208 passengers. What if seats had been auctioned, with the price [...]