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Air cargo industry braces for global impact of COVID-19 vaccine

Sep 11, 2020
Shipping one dose to nearly 8 billion people would fill up around 8 thousand cargo planes.
This picture taken on May 23, 2020 shows a laboratory technician holding a tray with doses of a COVID-19 novel coronavirus vaccine candidate ready for trial on monkeys at the National Primate Research Center of Thailand at Chulalongkorn University in Saraburi. - After conclusive results on mice, Thai scientists from the centre have begun testing a COVID-19 novel coronavirus vaccine candidate on monkeys, the phase before human trials. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP) (Photo by MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP via Getty Images)

Some of the most vulnerable to COVID say they won't get a vaccine

In part two of our interview, we discuss the level of trust that can be a factor in the vaccine distribution process.
Travelers, some in protective gear, walk through John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) as it stands mostly empty due to the ongoing cutbacks in travel because of the coronavirus on April 16, 2020 in New York City.
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A Sinovac Biotech LTD vaccine candidate for COVID-19 coronavirus is seen on display at the China International Fair for Trade in Services in Beijing on Sept. 6, 2020.
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CDC asks states to be ready for initial COVID-19 vaccine distribution by November

Sep 3, 2020
That timing is raising eyebrows among some health experts.
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U.S. and EU vaccine deals raise fears of 'vaccine nationalism'

Jul 31, 2020
What does it mean for the rest of the world if countries have dibs on vaccine doses?
President Donald Trump tours a North Carolina lab making components for a potential vaccine. The U.S. has struck deals with drug companies for access to coronavirus vaccines in development.
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A vaccine isn’t going to be a magic cure for the COVID-19 pandemic

Jul 30, 2020
Even if a fully effective vaccine can be developed and deployed quickly, it won’t mean an immediate return to normal life or business.
President Trump wears a mask as he tours a lab where they are making components for a potential vaccine in Morrisville, North Carolina.
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U.S. accuses hackers of stealing trade secrets, vaccine data for China

The Justice Department indictment says two hackers worked with the Chinese government to steal intellectual property from companies around the world.
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When we find a COVID-19 vaccine, who gets it first?

Jul 21, 2020
The best public health outcome won't come from selling vaccine doses to the highest bidder, says Gavi CEO Seth Berkley.
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How much will a coronavirus vaccine cost?

Jul 17, 2020
Pricing on the open market is opaque, one expert says. Ultimately, the cost is anyone's guess.
A researcher works on a vaccine for COVID-19 at the Copenhagen University research lab in Denmark in March.
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