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Trump administration announces deal with CVS and Walgreens to administer coronavirus vaccine to seniors in long-term care

The Trump administration on Friday announced a deal with CVS Health and Walgreens to administer coronavirus vaccines to the elderly and staff in long-term care facilities. The vaccine will be free of charge and available for residents in all long-term care settings, including skilled nursing facilities, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, residential care homes and… Read More »

Contract manufacturer Cytiva tasked with COVID-19 vaccine work as part of $31M US government grant

With the U.S. working at a rapid clip to scale capacity for a range of COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics, stateside manufacturers are snagging big down payments on the taxpayers’ dime. Now, the government is cutting a check to a former General Electric business to help chip in.  The Department of Health and Human Services’ Biomedical… Read More »

Trinity Professor of Immunology launches vaccine video rap to save lives

One of Ireland’s leading scientists in the field of immunology at Trinity College Dublin has launched a Vaccines Save Lives video-based campaign. Taking her youngest daughter to get her scheduled vaccines in the midst of the COVID-19 world pandemic prompted the Professor in Immunology to take a personal stance on the importance of protecting our… Read More »

Putin claims Russia has registered the world’s first coronavirus vaccine, says his daughter has taken it

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting focused on the support to the aviation industry and the air transportation at his country residence in Novo-Ogaryovo outside Moscow, on May 13, 2020. Alexey Nikolsky | AFP | Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the registration of what Russia claims to be the first vaccine for the coronavirus in… Read More »

Dr. Anthony Fauci says chance of coronavirus vaccine being highly effective is ‘not great’

Director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci testifies before the US Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing to examine COVID-19, “focusing on lessons learned to prepare for the next pandemic”, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on June 23, 2020. Kevin Dietsch | Pool | AFP |… Read More »