[SYDNEY] Australian researchers are fast-tracking large-scale human testing to see if a vaccine used for decades to prevent tuberculosis can protect health workers from Covid-19, they announced on...

[WASHINGTON] There is a strong chance the new coronavirus could return in seasonal cycles, a senior US scientist said on Wednesday, underscoring the urgent need to find a vaccine and effective...

[TOKYO] Japanese biopharmaceutical firm Anges Inc said on Tuesday it and partner Osaka University had completed development of a prophylactic DNA vaccine against the new coronavirus and that it...

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A GLOBAL arms race for a coronavirus vaccine is underway.

[NEW YORK] US drugmaker Pfizer Inc has signed a deal with Germany's BioNTech SE to co-develop a potential vaccine for the coronavirus using BioNTech's mRNA-based drug development platform, the...

[SYDNEY] Australian researchers said on Tuesday they have mapped the immune responses from one of country's first novel coronavirus patients, findings the health minister said were an important...

[WASHINGTON] The first human trial to evaluate a candidate vaccine against coronavirus disease has begun in Seattle, US health officials said on Monday.

[BERLIN] A German biotech firm on Monday flatly denied newspaper reports that US president Donald Trump had offered to pay for exclusive rights to a coronavirus vaccine.

[BERLIN] The German government promised on Sunday to defend itself against alleged attempts by US president Donald Trump to buy exclusive rights to a German company's research into a vaccine...

[LONDON] UK pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) said Monday it was joining a global race to develop a vaccine for a new strain of a coronavirus that has killed more than 360 people.