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Financing is at the heart of ensuring Africa isn't "left behind" in the COVID-19 vaccine race

Sep 30, 2020
Most African countries have joined the cooperative effort for global distribution of a future vaccine, but there are still financial and logistical questions.
A general view during South Africa's first human clinical trial for a potential vaccine against COVID-19.
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The Ebola outbreak is over, but the hunt for a vaccine continues

Feb 25, 2016
How do you find a cure for a deadly diseases when you’ve been successful at stopping it?
At Emory University’s Hope Clinic in Atlanta, researchers are testing blood and plasma samples from people who received an experimental Ebola vaccine, now licensed to British drug company GlaxoSmithKline.
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Early results suggest an effective Ebola vaccine

Jul 31, 2015
The treatment provided total protection to people in close contact with patients.

BARDA: The venture capital firm buried in the U.S. government

Oct 30, 2014
HHS is paying for expedited drug research on Ebola.

The economics behind the rush for an Ebola vaccine

Oct 22, 2014
Believe it or not, experts say the profit motive is secondary.