EU secures 300 million more doses of vaccine

BRUSSELS — The European Commission has secured 300 million extra doses of the coronavirus Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Speaking during a news conference in Brussels on Friday, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said the agreement will double the number of doses ordered by the 27-nation bloc. The EU commission later […]

I’m a doctor at the front of the vaccine line. My family back home in Zimbabwe is at the end.

Reliable refrigeration is a luxury in Zimbabwe. Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald. Vaccine Diaries is a series of dispatches exploring the rollout of COVID-19 immunizations.  I weep with relief when I hear Anthony Fauci announce that the COVID-19 vaccine is imminent for health care workers. As […]

The Hill’s 12:30 Report: FDA considers second COVID-19 vaccine for approval

To view past editions of The Hill’s 12:30 Report, click here:  To receive The Hill’s 12:30 Report in your inbox, please sign up here: –> A midday take on what’s happening in politics and how to have a sense of humor about it.* *Ha. Haha. Hahah. Sniff. Haha. Sniff. Ha–breaks down crying hysterically.    […]

Moderna vaccine | MIT Technology Review

The first covid-19 vaccine developed as part of Operation Warp Speed is likely to be authorized for emergency use this week in the US following an all-day meeting of federal medical advisors today, December 17. The shot, called mRNA-1273, was developed by the biotech company Moderna, and the US is […]

Covid-19 Vaccine: How Online Gamers Could Help Speed It Up

Rhiju Das is a professor of biochemistry and physics at Stanford University and the principal investigator of Eterna. Read more opinion Martin Skladany is a law professor at Pennsylvania State University and an advisor to Eterna. Read more opinion Sinovac’s potential Covid-19 vaccine.  Photographer: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images AsiaPac Photographer: Kevin Frayer/Getty […]