US trials for human testing fast-tracked in a bid to have coronavirus vaccine ready by end of year - ABC News

5/05/2020 4:02:00 PM

Pfizer, BioNTech fast-tracking US trials for human testing in bid to have coronavirus vaccine ready by end of year

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Pfizer, BioNTech fast-tracking US trials for human testing in bid to have coronavirus vaccine ready by end of year

It normally takes up to a decade, but Pfizer and BioNTech hope their US trial will have a COVID-19 vaccine ready in nine months.

Key points:There are no approved treatments or vaccines for COVID-19The US study is part of a global program underway in GermanySafety data on the vaccine may be available by late MayThe US drug maker and German partner said on Monday if the vaccine proved to be safe and effective in trials,

, shaving several years off the typical vaccine development timeline.The vaccine, which uses messenger RNA (mRNA) technology,has the potential to be among the first vaccinesagainst the virus that has infected more than 1 million people in the United States and killed some 68,000.

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I’m not having any fast tracked vaccine They have been trying to develop a vaccine against the coronavirus species for years. No joy. Do some homework. If the app is anything to go by, there’ll be plenty of takers. Ohhh great! A rushed vaccine with hardly any clinical trials, no placebo tests and never before has a successful corona virus vaccine been created. But hey don't worry if it makes you sick we at Pfizer also make lots of 'medicines' to sell you so nothing to worry about... 🙄

vaccines just say no Ah, yes, the most trustworthy multinational corporate entity for the role... Not a chance

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Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE say they have begun delivering doses of their experimental coronavirus vaccines for initial human testing in the United States.Speaking on television, Mr Pompeo said on Sunday he had no reason to believe that the virus was deliberately spread.the Government's WhatsApp channel.Jenny McGee from New Zealand and Luis Pitarma from Portugal, he said, embodied the caring and sacrifice of National Health Service staff on the front lines of the pandemic, which has already killed more than 28,200 people in Britain.

Key points: There are no approved treatments or vaccines for COVID-19 The US study is part of a global program underway in Germany Safety data on the vaccine may be available by late May The US drug maker and German partner said on Monday if the vaccine proved to be safe and effective in trials, , shaving several years off the typical vaccine development timeline. The vaccine, which uses messenger RNA (mRNA) technology, has the potential to be among the first vaccines against the virus that has infected more than 1 million people in the United States and killed some 68,000. "These are not the first times that we've had a world exposed to viruses as a result of failures in a Chinese lab. There are currently no approved treatments or vaccines for the new coronavirus, though some drugs are being used on patients under an emergency use authorisation. That means local clubs need to provide well-organised sessions to capitalise on the limited time they have to give youngsters the skills required to progress through the ranks as well as providing safe and nurturing environments. The US study is part of a broader, global program already underway in Germany, where BioNTech is based." Space to play or pause, M to mute, left and right arrows to seek, up and down arrows for volume. Dosing there began last month. Though Spain's COVID-19 outbreak has shrouded the nation in mourning for more than 25,000 dead, there was much-needed relief on a sunny spring day as people at last headed back to the streets, hills and sea.

Moderna is using similar technology for its vaccine being developed along with the US Government. Loading The Secretary of State appeared to be referring to previous outbreaks of respiratory viruses, like SARS, which started in China. Find out more This seemed the most self-defeating measure a body squeezed by fund cutting could make. What the experts are saying about coronavirus: Owning a home, a secure career, now travel — virus the last straw for Millennials Phase I testing of that vaccine candidate has also begun, with mid-stage trials planned in the current quarter. Pfizer said last week it hoped to receive emergency authorisation from the US Food and Drug Administration as early as October and could distribute up to 20 million doses by the end of 2020, with an eye toward producing hundreds of millions of doses next year. Experts say the virus arose naturally in bats and make it clear that they believe it wasn't human-made. Stay up-to-date on the coronavirus outbreak . The likelihood we will soon be allowed to train in groups of 10 provides a further opportunity for junior clubs to hold skills sessions — full teams for basketball, netball and other court games and selected groups for the various football codes.