#COVID-19 Vaccine

  • Article: Ask An Expert: Why Is It Important for Countries in Africa to Take Part in COVID-19 Vaccine Trials?

    Ask An Expert: Why Is It Important for Countries in Africa to Take Part in COVID-19 Vaccine Trials?

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 5, 2020

    We spoke with Prof. Shabir Madhi from South Africa’s Wits University to learn about vaccine trials. Read more

  • Article: UK’s COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Successfully Trains Immune System to Respond to Disease

    UK’s COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Successfully Trains Immune System to Respond to Disease

    By Helen Lock  and  Pia Gralki|July 20, 2020

    Scientists are celebrating "encouraging" results following a trial involving over 1,000 volunteers. Read more

  • Article: 8 World Leaders Pen Powerful Call for Equitable Access to a COVID-19 Vaccine

    8 World Leaders Pen Powerful Call for Equitable Access to a COVID-19 Vaccine

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 16, 2020

    Jacinda Ardern, Cyril Ramaphosa, and Justin Trudeau are among those leading the call. Read more

  • Article: South Africa Started Testing a COVID-19 Vaccine This Week. Here’s Why It’s a Big Deal.

    South Africa Started Testing a COVID-19 Vaccine This Week. Here’s Why It’s a Big Deal.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 26, 2020

    The country has the highest number of cases of coronavirus in Africa. Read more

  • Article: How to Watch ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’ in South Africa

    How to Watch ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’ in South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 25, 2020

    The concert will feature performances by Chloe x Halle, Jennifer Hudson, Shakira, and more. Read more

  • Article: Ask an Expert: How Are Vaccines Actually Developed and How Long Will One Against COVID-19 Take?

    Ask an Expert: How Are Vaccines Actually Developed and How Long Will One Against COVID-19 Take?

    By Helen Lock|June 22, 2020

    Vaccine development is complex. But efforts to produce one for COVID-19 are making progress. Read more

  • Article: Europe Unveils Vaccine Strategy Against COVID-19 With Equality at Its Heart

    Europe Unveils Vaccine Strategy Against COVID-19 With Equality at Its Heart

    By James Hitchings-Hales|June 19, 2020

    Here’s what you need to know about the European Commission’s new plan for vaccines. Read more

  • Article: British Scientists Launch Social Enterprise to Ensure COVID-19 Vaccine Reaches World's Poorest

    British Scientists Launch Social Enterprise to Ensure COVID-19 Vaccine Reaches World's Poorest

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 9, 2020

    Imperial College London have set up a social enterprise to ensure the poorest are not left behind. Read more