Several vaccines for the novel coronavirus could be ready by mid-December. Here’s what — and how long — it’ll take to make them accessible to those who need them most.
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Several vaccines for the novel coronavirus could be ready by mid-December. Here’s what — and how long — it’ll take to make them accessible to those who need them.
Of the 900 COVID-19 clinical trials launched around the world, very few have been related to pregnancy — even though pregnant women are more likely to have worse outcomes from the virus than non-pregnant women.
NeuroRX has a history of pursuing treatments for illnesses abandoned by others. Their latest drug had been shelved for 20 years until they unearthed it this March.
Drew Weissman, a professor of infectious diseases at the University of Pennsylvania whose technology the promising vaccine is based on, explains how it works.
Tia Lyles-Williams, CEO of LucasPye Bio, is carving a path to bring more affordable drugs to market — and to make her industry more inclusive.
Vybe Urgent Care and Aardvark Mobile Health have teamed up with the City of Philadelphia to bring COVID-19 testing to you.
Here’s a look at how far Philly companies have gotten in the development process — and how far there is yet to go.
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MBF Therapeutics is applying its expertise in developing gene-based vaccines for use in pets to discover a vaccine that’ll provide longer-lasting immunity to the coronavirus.
Experts weigh in on the often misconstrued form of resistance to the spread of infectious disease and explain why it might not be the best way to bring the COVID-19 pandemic to an end.