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Pfizer vaccine trial bets on early win against coronavirus, documents show

17 Sep 2020

Pfizer Inc is betting that its coronavirus vaccine candidate will show clear evidence of effectiveness early in its clinical trial, according to the company and internal documents reviewed by Reuters that describe how the trial is being run.

Exclusive: AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trial in U.S. on hold until at least midweek - sources

14 Sep 2020

CHICAGO AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine trial remains on hold in the United States pending a U.S. investigation into a serious side effect in Britain even as other trials of the vaccine resume, sources familiar with the details told Reuters.

Exclusive: Top FDA official says would resign if agency rubber-stamps an unproven COVID-19 vaccine

21 Aug 2020

A top U.S. health regulator who will help decide the fate of a coronavirus vaccine has vowed to resign if the Trump administration approves a vaccine before it is shown to be safe and effective, Reuters has learned.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Top FDA official says would resign if agency rubber-stamps an unproven COVID-19 vaccine

21 Aug 2020

Aug 20 A top U.S. health regulator who will help decide the fate of a coronavirus vaccine has vowed to resign if the Trump administration approves a vaccine before it is shown to be safe and effective, Reuters has learned.

Exclusive: U.S. recruits scientists abroad for COVID-19 vaccine trials, pledges access to supply

13 Aug 2020

WASHINGTON The Trump administration’s coronavirus vaccine project is recruiting scientists in South Africa and Latin America to help test possible vaccines in U.S.- backed clinical trials, pledging to ease their countries’ access to any successful products, Reuters has learned.

Exclusive: China-backed hackers 'targeted COVID-19 vaccine firm Moderna'

31 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON Chinese government-linked hackers targeted biotech company Moderna Inc, a U.S.-based coronavirus vaccine research developer, this year in a bid to steal data, according to a U.S. security official tracking Chinese hacking. | Video

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