Russian vaccine holds promise and other findings

While the pandemic is still ongoing, we continue to round up the scientific studies that offer encouraging results to help us envisage an end to the current crisis. Share on PinterestSputnik V shows promise in post-registration trials in Russia.Photo credit: Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP via Getty Images All data and statistics are based on publicly available data […]

Scientist warns against fast-tracking COVID-19 vaccine trials

As efforts to find an effective vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 ramp up, an immunologist warns that fast-tracking of clinical trials could be catastrophic. Share on PinterestA newly published commentary warns against the dangers of fast-tracking the clinical trials for finding...

First human trial of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine: Initial results in

Researchers from China report the initial findings of the first human trial for a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus. The results are promising, suggesting that the vaccine is mostly safe and apparently effective. Share on PinterestThe initial...

Vaccine may be ready by fall and other reasons for hope

About a month ago, Medical News Today started a series aiming to bring together the more encouraging research that emerges around COVID-19. We continue with this Special Feature that focuses on an incoming vaccine and other potential treatments for this new...

TB vaccine to be trialed in healthcare staff

Currently, there are no drugs that can prevent COVID-19, and there is no vaccine. As the virus traverses the globe, scientists are working at breakneck speed to identify ways to slow or stop the disease. Share on PinterestA new trial plans to use a TB vaccine to...