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The University of Queensland could develop mRNA vaccines ‘within months’ after a $2.2 million Federal Government investment

A new University of Queensland facility could develop mRNA vaccines “within months”, potentially bolstering Australia’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. mRNA technology is the basis of the highly successful Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, which has been rolled out worldwide. Researchers hope the facility, instituted with a matched $2.2 million Federal Government […]
The University of Queensland could develop mRNA vaccines ‘within months’ after a $2.2 million Federal Government investment
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The COVID vaccine was developed in record time thanks to mRNA. Pfizer’s CEO says the technology should now be used on other viral diseases like the flu.

Covid-19 vaccine forwarded vaccine science years, Pfizer’s CEO said, and now it’s time to use advances for other viral diseases, such as the flu. “We’ll be able to provide medical solutions for other devastating diseases,” the CEO said. The Pfizer BioNTech vaccine used a new method with messenger RNA to […]
The COVID vaccine was developed in record time thanks to mRNA. Pfizer’s CEO says the technology should now be used on other viral diseases like the flu.
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A small group of scientists, execs, and VCs are $277 million richer as their companies race to create a coronavirus vaccine. Here are 7 who have raked in huge sums.

Gilead,Moderna, and Novavax have all enjoyed massive gains after announcing potential coronavirus drugs, leading their executives, scientists, and early investors to rake in millions. The profits come as global markets tank on growing coronavirus concerns. Moderna has gained the most of the three since Friday’s close, jumping 60% after announcing […]
A small group of scientists, execs, and VCs are $277 million richer as their companies race to create a coronavirus vaccine. Here are 7 who have raked in huge sums.
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Coronavirus vaccine developer Moderna soared 30% as US stocks suffered their worst stretch in years. Here are the 10 investors that benefited most — and how much they made.

Investors are posting multimillion-dollar gains from Moderna’s soaring stock price, profiting from the company’s bid to offer a coronavirus vaccine. Moderna spiked 30% between Monday and Tuesday’s trading sessions. The biotech firm was one of the few US stocks to post major gains while the broader market slumped on intensifying […]
Coronavirus vaccine developer Moderna soared 30% as US stocks suffered their worst stretch in years. Here are the 10 investors that benefited most — and how much they made.