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Will People With HIV Be Excluded From COVID-19 Vaccine Trials?

As the world waits with baited breath for a safe and effective vaccine to prevent SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, people living with HIV are concerned that they may be excluded from clinical trials testing these vaccines. Following the publication this month of promising data from early-stage trials, two vaccine candidates—one being developed… Read More »

Smallpox Vaccine Has Lessons for COVID Vaccine

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Scientists who have identified the early smallpox strains used to create vaccines against the disease say this type of genetic research could help efforts to develop a vaccine against the new coronavirus. Smallpox was among the most dangerous viral diseases in human history,… Read More »

COVID-19 vaccine trial shows immunity

Researchers from Oxford University have received positive results from trials on a vaccine for COVID-19, they claim. Research published in the journal Lancet claims an experimental vaccine — labelled ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 — was tested on more than 1000 people and prompted a protective immune response in those aged 18 to 55. “The vaccine was safe… Read More »