• The CEO of coronavirus vaccine frontrunner Moderna shares why the biotech plans to make a flu vaccine, including a potential combo shot that would also prevent COVID-19

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Moderna , a frontrunner in the race to create the first coronavirus vaccine , announced Thursday that it will start working on vaccines that can prevent the seasonal flu, expanding its research portfolio into a space dominated by pharmaceutical giants.
    In an interview with Business Insider, Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel said the decision to enter the influenza market became "self-evident" after reviewing early results from elderly volunteers who took the company's experimental coronavirus vaccine.
    That data showed older individuals who got the experimental shot...
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  • Alibaba teams up with drug maker Sinovac to create platform for coronavirus vaccine inoculation

    Alibaba teams up with drug maker Sinovac to create platform for coronavirus vaccine inoculation

    11 days ago - By RT

    The flagship health care platform of one of China's leading tech giants - Alibaba Health Information Technology - has inked an agreement with Chinese coronavirus vaccine developer Sinovac Biotech.
    The strategic cooperation deal, announced by Alibaba Health on Thursday, implies that the firms will set up a platform for coronavirus vaccine inoculation. The partnership will also cover online booking of vaccines and checking patients' post-vaccination health condition.
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