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    Oxford expands virus vaccine trial

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:51am on May 23, 2020

    Oxford University said on Friday it is recruiting thousands of volunteers for the next phase in human trials of a coronavirus vaccine that it says...

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    Monkeys develop virus immunity after infection: studies

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 04:08pm on May 21, 2020

    Two studies on monkeys published on Wednesday offer hope that humans can develop protective immunity to the novel coronavirus. The studies, published in the journal...

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    Calls for reform, vaccine for all as landmark WHO meeting opens

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:08am on May 19, 2020

    The World Health Organisation on Monday kicked off its first-ever virtual assembly, with countries calling for a joint response to the COVID-19 pandemic and for...

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    US firm announces ‘positive interim’ phase 1 results for coronavirus vaccine

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:08pm on May 18, 2020

    US biotech firm Moderna reported ‘positive interim’ results on Monday in the first clinical tests of its vaccine against the new coronavirus performed on a...

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    Vaccine hopes, economic woes as virus spreads

    Agence France-Presse . Vienna | Updated at 09:27am on May 16, 2020

    US president Donald Trump voiced hope Friday that a coronavirus vaccine will be available by late 2020, cushioning dire US economic news as parts of...

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    European Union offers vaccine hope

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 09:58pm on May 15, 2020

    The European Union’s medicines agency suggested on Thursday that a vaccine for the coronavirus could be ready in year, as US president Donald Trump once...

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    Coronavirus vaccine race heats up

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:51am on May 15, 2020

    Global tensions simmered over the race for a coronavirus vaccine Thursday, as the United States and China traded jabs, and France slammed pharmaceuticals giant Sanofi...

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    China rejects US claim of attempted vaccine theft as ‘smearing’

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:09pm on May 14, 2020

    Beijing accused the United States on Thursday of smearing China after Washington alleged Chinese hackers were attempting to steal research on developing a vaccine against...

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    US says Chinese hacking vaccine research: reports

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:11am on May 13, 2020

    The US Federal Bureau of Investigation and cybersecurity experts believe Chinese hackers are trying to steal research on developing a vaccine against coronavirus, two newspapers...

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    Efforts on for vaccine against COVID-19

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:20am on May 07, 2020

    Scientists across the globe are now desperately working to develop a vaccine against COVID-19 to save human lives as coronavirus infections and deaths are increasing...