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.
Gargle, spit and a few seconds later you have the answer if you have COVID-19. A new test is now being tested in Israel.
You breathe into a hand-held device that within one minute tells if you have the coronavirus.
The race to find a vaccine against COVID-19 has taken a big step forward. the first experiment that has undergone a peer review has shown that vaccines produce antibodies against the virus.