Origins, Symptoms, Vaccine

Vaccine and test kit for Wuhan Coronavirus, Oct/Nov 2020

27/10 – Oxford Covid vaccine works in all ages, trials suggest

Vaccine being trialled by Oxford University and AstraZeneca offers hope for all age groups

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/oct/27/covid-vaccine-uk-oxford-university-astrazeneca-works-in-all-ages-trials-suggest

26/10 – Israel to start human trials of Covid-19 vaccine on Nov 1

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/world/israel-to-start-human-trials-of-covid-19-vaccine-on-nov-1/article32941288.ece

19/10 – This 14-year-old girl won a $25K prize for a discovery that could lead to a cure for Covid-19

https://edition.cnn.com/2020/10/18/us/anika-chebrolu-covid-treatment-award-scn-trnd/

14/10 – Here Are the Only 2 Coronavirus Vaccines That Could Meet the FDA’s Authorization Guidelines by Year-End

https://www.fool.com/investing/2020/10/14/here-are-the-only-2-coronavirus-vaccines-that-coul/

12/10 – Hong Kong researchers find common ulcer drug could be effective in halting coronavirus replication in patients

Researchers say the drug could be as effective as the new Covid-19 drug remdesivir, which is currently in short supply amid the pandemicThe medication, which contains the metal bismuth, works by interrupting the process by which the virus replicates inside cells

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/health-environment/article/3105179/hong-kong-researchers-find-common-ulcer-drug

10/10 – Coronavirus: test that can detect pathogen in 5 minutes developed by Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna

California-based researchers develop a test that can detect the coronavirus using gene-editing technology and a modified mobile phone cameraMobile phones were used for ‘their robustness and cost-effectiveness, and the fact that they are widely available’, say the researchers

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/3104957/coronavirus-test-can-detect-pathogen-5-minutes-developed-nobel-prize

09/10 – China joins WHO-backed vaccine programme COVAX rejected by Trump

https://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-china-covax-idUSKBN26U0AK

Groundbreaking new coronavirus vaccine candidate also kills the flu

07/09 – Chinese execs took firm’s Covid-19 vaccine pre-trials ‘to lead by example’

China National Biotec Group tried its experimental vaccines on 180 executives before human trials were approved‘My arm went blue from drawing blood dozens of times,’ the company’s vice-president Zhang Yuntao says

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3104364/my-arm-went-blue-chinese-execs-tested-covid-19-vaccine-lead

Chinese execs took firm’s Covid-19 vaccine pre-trials ‘to lead by example’

China National Biotec Group tried its experimental vaccines on 180 executives before human trials were approved‘My arm went blue from drawing blood dozens of times,’ the company’s vice-president Zhang Yuntao says

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3104364/my-arm-went-blue-chinese-execs-tested-covid-19-vaccine-lead

Another potential Chinese COVID-19 vaccine appears safe
Scientists conduct phase I trail on 191 healthy participants aged between 18 and 59 who showed ‘no abnormal variations’

https://www.aa.com.tr/en/asia-pacific/another-potential-chinese-covid-19-vaccine-appears-safe/1998727

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