Better fat bubbles could power a new generation of mRNA vaccines | Science

As any dietician will tell you, some fats are good — and that is surely true of the little fatty balls found in two of the world’s most widely used COVID-19 vaccines. Known as lipid nanoparticles (LNPs), these tiny bubbles of fat encase messenger RNA (mRNA) that encodes a viral protein, helping ferry it into … Read more

Wrestling with bird flu, Europe considers once-taboo vaccines | Science

In March, Christian Drouin, a French farmer in the Vendée, discovered that his chickens were dying of avian influenza. He had to take drastic action to cull his flock and prevent the infection from spreading. Normally, veterinarians would arrive to gas the birds with carbon dioxide. But the veterinary teams were overwhelmed with calls to … Read more

Will new vaccines be better at fighting coronavirus variants? 5 questions answered

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The first three coronavirus vaccines earned Emergency Use Authorization more than a year ago. To date, no other vaccines have been put into use in the US – but that will soon change. More than 40 vaccines are undergoing clinical trials in the US, employing a number of different approaches to … Read more

FDA Announces Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee Review of Novavax ‘COVID-19 Vaccine

FDA Announces Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee Review of Novavax ‘COVID-19 Vaccine NVX-CoV2373 would be the first protein-based COVID-19 vaccine to be reviewed by VRBPAC in the US GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 29, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing next-generation vaccines for serious … Read more

FDA Announces Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee Review of Novavax ‘COVID-19 Vaccine

NVX-CoV2373 would be the first protein-based COVID-19 vaccine to be reviewed by VRBPAC in the US GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 29, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Vaccines and … Read more

India’s speedy approvals of COVID-19 vaccines come under fire | Science

A COVID-19 vaccine named Corbevax looked like a triumph for India’s burgeoning drug industry. Because its US developers hadn’t claimed a patent on it, an Indian manufacturer named Biological E was able to sell the two-dose protein-based vaccine to the government at the extraordinarily low price of 145 rupees ($ 1.90) per dose. In March, … Read more

Should Traditional Vaccines Be Used in the Global Fight Against Covid? | Science

A man receives a Covid-19 vaccine in Zimbabwe. Tafadzwa Ufumeli / Getty Images The rapid development of vaccines against Covid-19 has been a triumph of science, with more than half the world’s population inoculated since vaccines first became available in late 2020. But that triumph has not been shared equally around the world, with only … Read more

One step closer to a transmissible vaccine for rabies virus

Citation: Nuismer SL (2022) One step closer to a transmissible vaccine for rabies virus. PLoS Biol 20 (4): e3001607. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3001607 Published: April 20, 2022 Copyright: © 2022 Scott L. Nuismer. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any … Read more

Duck Vaccines Market Size And Forecast

New Jersey, United States – Duck Vaccines Market Research Report provides you with detailed and accurate analysis to strengthen your position in the market. It provides the latest updates and powerful insights on the Duck Vaccines industry to help you improve your business strategy and ensure strong revenue growth for years to come. It elucidates … Read more

Vaccines are no match for long Covid. Treating it is science’s next great challenge | Danny Altmann

Whatever your standpoint on whether the pandemic is over, or what “living with the virus” should mean, it is clear some manifestation of Covid-19 will be with us for some time to come. Not least for the estimated 1.7 million people in the UK living with long Covid. And lest any who made a full … Read more