AFTER lagging behind its competitors in starting clinical trials, French drugmaker Sanofi has announced plans to speed up a vaccine development timeline that could yield approval from regulatory...

AS nations race to develop treatments and vaccines for Covid-19, Japan has become a victim of its own success as slowing new infections has led to a shortage of patients to enroll in clinical...

[TOKYO] As nations race to develop treatments and vaccines for Covid-19, Japan has become a victim of its own success as slowing new infections has led to a shortage of patients to enroll in...

[BEIJING] China has approved a coronavirus vaccine candidate developed by Chongqing Zhifei Biological Products' unit to begin human testing, the company said in a filing on Tuesday.

[PARIS] French drugmaker Sanofi SA said on Tuesday it expects to get approval for the potential Covid-19 vaccine it is developing with Britain's GlaxoSmithKline Plc by the first half of next year...

[SARABURI] Thai scientists administered a second dose of an experimental Covid-19 vaccine to monkeys on Monday, looking for another positive response to enable clinical trials in humans as early...

[WASHINGTON] The United States does not need more widespread lockdowns to bring its Covid-19 outbreak under control, despite the fact that the national daily infection rate has stayed flat,...

THE European Commission is in advanced talks with pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to reserve or buy upfront doses of its Covid-19 vaccine under development, two officials said.

TESTS of hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug touted by US President Donald Trump, were halted in a World Health Organization (WHO) trial of potential Covid-19 treatments.

[GENEVA] The World Health Organization hopes hundreds of millions of doses of coronavirus vaccine can be produced this year and 2 billion doses by the end of 2021, chief scientist Soumya...