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Pfizer’s Early Data Shows Coronavirus Vaccine Is More Than 90% Effective

The drug maker Pfizer announced on Monday that an early analysis of its coronavirus vaccine trial suggested the vaccine was robustly effective in preventing Covid-19, a promising development as the world has waited anxiously for any positive news about a pandemic that has killed more than 1.2 million people. Pfizer, which developed the vaccine with… Read More »

Health standards organizations help codify novel coronavirus info

As part of the global effort to manage and contain the coronavirus response, two global health standards organizations have introduced new content. Regenstrief Institute and SNOMED International, are supporting care teams globally to code and track SARS-CoV-2 testing and COVID-19 cases, and by extension support clinicians and researchers in their efforts to address its containment.… Read More »

Trump likely won’t have coronavirus vaccine before election as FDA standard is approved

President Trump’s desire to have a coronavirus vaccine approved before the election will likely not come to fruition as the White House approved Food and Drug Administration safety guidelines Tuesday. The guidelines require that vaccine makers submit two months of data on the safety of their vaccine before the FDA will give it an emergency… Read More »