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A Boston physician said he had a severe allergic reaction to Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, the first reported case of its kind for the shot. Moderna is looking into it.

Boston physician Dr. Hossein Sadrzadeh on Thursday said he had a severe allergic reaction to receiving Moderna’s COVID-19 shot. He told the New York Times that he felt dizzy and his heart began racing shortly after receiving the shot. He was taken to the emergency department and later discharged, and […]
A Boston physician said he had a severe allergic reaction to Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, the first reported case of its kind for the shot. Moderna is looking into it.
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Dr. Anthony Fauci says the UK approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine too fast. ‘If you go quickly and you do it superficially, people are not going to want to get vaccinated.’

Dr. Anthony Fauci on Thursday said the UK had approved Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine too quickly. The UK approved the companies’ vaccine Wednesday, becoming the first Western nation to authorise a COVID-19 shot. The US Food and Drug Administration is still analysing trial results, however, and is expected to […]
Dr. Anthony Fauci says the UK approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine too fast. ‘If you go quickly and you do it superficially, people are not going to want to get vaccinated.’
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A billionaire couple is behind the historic coronavirus vaccine

A scientist power-couple is a driving force behind Pfizer’s new coronavirus vaccine. Dr. Ugur Sahin is the CEO and Dr. Özlem Türeci the chief medical officer of BioNTech, the company that created the vaccine in partnership with Pfizer. Business Insider took a deep dive into who they are, and how […]
A billionaire couple is behind the historic coronavirus vaccine
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China says it could have a coronavirus vaccine ready to use as early as November

A coronavirus vaccine being developed in China could be ready as early as November, according to a senior Chinese scientist; China currently has four coronavirus vaccines in development. Guizhen, head of biosafety at China’s Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, said: ‘It will be very soon. The progress is currently […]
China says it could have a coronavirus vaccine ready to use as early as November
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The Russian vaccine is terrifying

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “I know that it works quite effectively, forms strong immunity, and, I repeat, it has passed all the needed checks.” –Russian President Vladimir Putin, announcing that Russia has approved the Gamaleya […]
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WHO: We won’t immediately have a ‘perfect vaccine,’ and it is ‘not realistic’ to expect the virus will soon be eliminated

The World Health Organisation warned Monday that any coronavirus vaccine will likely not be “perfect,” in part because not “everyone will have access” to it right away. The WHO stressed that other time-tested public health measures: handwashing, social distancing, quarantining, and wearing masks in public, can all help tamp down […]
WHO: We won’t immediately have a ‘perfect vaccine,’ and it is ‘not realistic’ to expect the virus will soon be eliminated
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Scientists fear the hunt for a coronavirus vaccine will fail and we will all have to live with the ‘constant threat’ of COVID-19

Some scientists fear that an effective coronavirus vaccine may prove impossible to produce. The UK’s Chief Medical Officer warned on Friday that there is “concerning” evidence suggesting that people can be reinfected with the virus. He said evidence from other forms of coronavirus also suggests that immunity quickly wanes. No […]
Scientists fear the hunt for a coronavirus vaccine will fail and we will all have to live with the ‘constant threat’ of COVID-19