Call it the silver lining of the pandemic. The Covid-19 vaccine miracle just may be the beginning of the end for cancer, malaria, and other killer diseases, writes Ulrika Gerth.
A pill can drastically reduce the risk of becoming seriously ill with Covid-19.
Covid-19 is reshaping core parts of society. Some losses are evident, but the benefits associated with change are at times underestimated. This is also the case with the pandemic.
The previous world record for the development of a vaccine was almost 5 years. The Corona vaccines crushed that record. How was that possible? That story hasn't been told - until now.
The recent vaccine race could be the first impressive example of how cooperative competition, or coopetition, on a larger scale will fold out in the 2020s, writes Anna Rennéus Guthrie.
The media's obsession over the AstraZeneca vaccine can be dismissed as part of the media logic and the truism "if it bleeds it leads". But in this case, and in many others, it costs lives. It can not simply be shrugged off.
Founded by four passionate young Africans, epione.net is a healthcare company that is using technology to solve what they believe is Africa's biggest healthcare challenge – a siloed approach to patient management and treatment.
Drugmaker Pfizer reports that an early data analysis of their coronavirus vaccine shows that it is more than 90% effective. This is significantly higher than expected.