COVID-19 vaccine development

Moderna's Covid vax shows great result in monkeys

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SII Chief Executive Officer Adar Poonawalla told PTI, "It is too early to comment on the vaccine's price".

Moderna's proposed price for a two-dose course sold to governments compares with US$39 for two doses under a deal that Pfizer and German partner BioNTech struck with the USA government, according to the report on Tuesday. This price, expected to be charged to governments, is not yet final.

While the vaccine has been touted by its developers as safe and potentially the first to reach the public, the data hasn't been published and the speed with which developers are moving has raised questions in other countries.

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They were accused of conducting "reconnaissance" against a USA company developing a vaccine for the novel coronavirus. Researchers will then monitor the occurrence of any adverse events as well as the effectiveness of the vaccine to determine whether it can prevent the COVID-19 disease. Schakowsky blasted Moderna for "already contemplating how to turn [its] federal funding into sky-high profits". "This decision reflects our primary goal to bring a well-tolerated, highly effective vaccine to the market as quickly as possible, while we will continue to evaluate our other vaccine candidates as part of a differentiated COVID-19 vaccine portfolio". "While 141 vaccine candidates are in research or animal studies are being done under and these are under pre-clinical evaluation stage", said Rajesh Bhushan, Officer on Special Duty at the health ministry.

The minister said nearly 100,000 Covid-19 patients, including over 8,000 in serious condition, are now being treated in hospitals across Russian Federation, while about 90,000 people with mild symptoms are under quarantine at their homes. Angela Hwang, president of the biopharmaceuticals unit, said there would be two phases of pricing. Mass production will start in 2021. Over 80 sites had been enrolling subjects in the study in the US, Fauci said. During that time, Pfizer expects "to return to more regular supply channels and a more value-based pricing approach". Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla has also said that demand for coronavirus vaccines may endure. The same research suggests the animals developed immunization from SARS-CoV-2 with "rapid protection in the upper and lower airways, and no pathologic changes in the lung".

Serum Institute has partnered with AstraZeneca for manufacturing the Oxford vaccine candidate for COVID-19 had submitted its application to the DCGI on Friday, seeking permission for conducting the phase 2 and 3 trials of the potential vaccine "Covidshield".

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