New blow to French vaccine effort with Pasteur setback

French efforts to develop a COVID-19 vaccine suffered a fresh blow on Monday when the renowned Pasteur Institute in Paris abandoned its best hope for an effective jab following disappointing trial results.

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Moderna jab 'protective' against variants as global borders tighten

US biotech firm Moderna announced Monday that its vaccine should protect against alarming new coronavirus variants, as the pandemic saw borders tighten worldwide and the European Union voice anger over delays to millions ...


Video: Five things to know about the COVID-19 vaccine

As medical director of the VCU Health Surgery and Trauma Intensive Care Unit, Dr. Paula Ferrada has extensive experience managing COVID-19 patients. She's witnessed the suffering of patients, families and friends as those ...


Why COVID-19 vaccine research remains critical

While the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines continue to be administered across the United States under an emergency authorization status, ongoing coronavirus vaccine research and development remain critical to the fight ...


Should children get the COVID-19 vaccine?

As COVID-19 vaccination for adults rolls out, it's time to consider the wisdom (or otherwise) of vaccinating our children. Indications to vaccinate a child population could include:


Dubai restaurants offer discounts for vaccinated diners

Dubai restaurants have begun offering discounts to customers who have been inoculated against coronavirus, amid a vaccination drive as the emirate seeks to fight the pandemic without closing its doors.

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