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GSK and CureVac are making ‘next-generation’ vaccines that they say can tackle multiple COVID-19 variants at once

GlaxoSmithKline and CureVac have agreed to develop new vaccines that target multiple coronavirus variants. The shots, designed as boosters in case immunity from another vaccine drops, could be available 2022. Research suggests existing vaccines may be less effective against some coronavirus variants. Visit the Business section of Insider for more […]
GSK and CureVac are making ‘next-generation’ vaccines that they say can tackle multiple COVID-19 variants at once
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Dispensed: The pressures hitting the frontlines of the coronavirus response, all you need to know about a malaria pill Elon Musk and President Trump are touting, and more on coronavirus

Hello, Welcome to Dispensed, Business Insider’s weekly healthcare newsletter. We’re on week two of work-from-home here at Business Insider. Spirits are high, Broadway is still dark (we miss you, “Six“!), we’re doing a whole lot of social distancing, and luckily – we’ve got reinforcements coming onto the team. It’s my […]
Dispensed: The pressures hitting the frontlines of the coronavirus response, all you need to know about a malaria pill Elon Musk and President Trump are touting, and more on coronavirus
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‘There was and there is no takeover offer’: German coronavirus vaccine company CureVac is shooting down viral reports that Trump tried to buy it

The German biotech company CureVac is denying reports that Trump administration officials attempted to acquire the company. “There was and there is no takeover offer from the White House or governmental authorities. Neither to the technology nor to CureVac at all as a company,” CureVac acting CEO Franz-Werner Haas said […]
‘There was and there is no takeover offer’: German coronavirus vaccine company CureVac is shooting down viral reports that Trump tried to buy it
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Everything you need to know about CureVac, the German drugmaker working on a coronavirus vaccine that’s at the heart of a US-German controversy

To respond to the coronavirus pandemic, drug companies have begun researching potential treatments and vaccines. One of those vaccine developers, a privately held Germany biotech company called CureVac, hopes to begin testing a potential vaccine in people in June. A German newspaper reported Sunday that Trump administration officials offered large […]
Everything you need to know about CureVac, the German drugmaker working on a coronavirus vaccine that’s at the heart of a US-German controversy
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‘Not for sale’: Germany has reacted furiously to Trump’s attempts to poach German scientists working on a coronavirus vaccine

Germany is furious about reports that President Donald Trump offered German scientists “a billion dollars” for exclusive rights to a coronavirus vaccine to be used “only for the USA.” The German government said the reports were accurate. “Germany is not for sale,” the country’s economy minister, Peter Altmaier, told the […]
‘Not for sale’: Germany has reacted furiously to Trump’s attempts to poach German scientists working on a coronavirus vaccine