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Executive Health Management

First COVID-19 Vaccine Trial in Children

2021 17 Mar

Moderna has begun testing its COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 6 months to less than 12 years. This is the first such study with paediatric participants.   You might also like: Moderna and IBM will work together on implementation of technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain and hybrid cloud, to improve COVID-19 vaccine management... Read more

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EU Plan to Manage Coronavirus Mutations

2021 18 Feb

HERA Incubator, a new bio-defence preparedness programme in the EU, will receive €150 million to manage novel coronavirus mutations and ensure access to effective vaccines against them.   You might also like: The European Commission has called member states to accelerate the roll-out of their vaccination programmes. The aim is... Read more

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Major Moves with COVID-19 Vaccines

2020 02 Dec

The UK, first in the world, authorises Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and is looking into fast-tracking AstraZeneca’s. In the meantime, Pfizer and Moderna both file applications for their vaccines’ emergency use in the U.S. and Europe.   You might also like: Coronavirus, Tensegrity and CSR: Year of Living Dangerously   The... Read more

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COVID-19 Vaccines: Tracking and Future Distribution

2020 30 Oct

Availability of an effective vaccine is viewed as crucial in the fight against COVID-19, but researchers warn against ‘vaccine nationalism’. The latest vaccine development updates are aggregated in a new online tracker.   You might also like: Grand Plans for Potential COVID-19 Vaccine Production   Cost of ‘Vaccine Nationalism’... Read more

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AZ COVID-19 Trial Continues Despite Participant’s Death

2020 23 Oct

This week has seen another COVID-19 vaccine-related incident: a volunteer in the AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine trial in Brazil has died. Nevertheless, the trial continues as might the previously halted Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) and the U.S. arm of AZ’s trial.   You might also like: Rushing COVID-19 Vaccine Development: Is It Justified?... Read more