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Coronavirus Vaccine

This is exactly how we can stop the coronavirus

August 22nd, 2020

A new computer model shows how a coronavirus vaccine would impact the spread of COVID-19 inside a community. Reuters put together a model that shows herd immunity can be reached if 60% of a community is immunized against COVID-19. The model also shows the significant impact that face masks and social distancing can have on …

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We’re on the verge of solving a crucial coronavirus mystery

August 11th, 2020

The world is racing to develop coronavirus cures with incredible speed, but not all researchers are looking to create brand new drugs. Some are considering other ways to treat COVID-19, and they think vaccines and asymptomatic patients may help solve a crucial coronavirus mystery that leads to lower mortality rates. Researchers think that some of …

Coronavirus Vaccine

Fauci really thinks a breakthrough coronavirus drug will be here by fall

July 18th, 2020

Coronavirus vaccines aren’t the only new COVID-19 drugs in advanced testing. A different type of medicine that could have a huge impact on the pandemic is also nearing the final stages of human testing. Dr. Anthony Fauci said monoclonal antibody drugs, which can both neutralize the virus and provide temporary immunity to prevent infections, could …

Coronavirus Vaccine

Researchers may have a way to determine the best coronavirus vaccine

July 14th, 2020

Several coronavirus vaccine candidates that are approaching the final stage of human trials have shown promising results, being able to safely generate the immune response that could prevent the infection. The neutralizing antibodies that can prevent or cure COVID-19 might disappear after a few months. However, the immune response would still have a memory of …

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The coronavirus isn’t the only disease we have to worry about now

June 15th, 2020

Efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic have made it easier for other diseases to spread. In places like the Congo, where vaccine rollout efforts were cut off due to the pandemic, diseases like measles can now spread unchecked. Vaccine rates are even falling in places like the United States, with some states …

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Anti-vaxxers already have unfathomably stupid coronavirus theories

April 18th, 2020

Anti-vaxxers are already attacking coronavirus vaccine development with wild conspiracy theories and unfounded claims. Popular anti-vaccination “activists” allege that the virus isn’t as bad as everyone says. Some of the more unhinged conspiracy theorists are blaming 5G wireless networks for the viral pandemic. Visit BGR’s homepage for more stories. The dangerously misguided anti-vaccination movement is …

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Another company claims to have a coronavirus vaccine in the works

February 27th, 2020

It was only a few days ago that a US company announced it had developed a coronavirus vaccine candidate and was rapidly approaching the human testing phase. That company, Moderna, says it has already provided the US government with samples of the vaccine for further evaluation and could move to human testing soon with results …