There is still a long way to go before we can safely say we have a safe and working COVID-19 vaccine, but the recent announcements from Pfizer and BionTech, and Moderna, regarding their mRNA-based vaccines, are definitely reasons for feeling positive. And it’s incredible to think that these vaccines have come so far in less than 12 months. For this week’s newsletter, we round up statements regarding Pfizer and BionTech’s vaccine. We also caught up with a vaccine expert at Seqirus to find out what we’ve learned from influenza pandemics over the years – and how these lessons can help us with COVID-19. 

Stephanie Sutton, Editor.

 
VACCINES
The Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine
11/13/2020 | Stephanie Sutton
Pfizer and BioNTech claim their two-dose COVID-19 mRNA vaccine (BNT162b2) is more than 90 percent effective.
VACCINES
Preparing for the Next Pandemic
11/19/2020 | Stephanie Sutton
A look at the past, present, and future of vaccine production – and how COVID-19 changes the outlook.
CLINICAL TRIALS
Green Trials
11/14/2020 | Stephanie Sutton
Implementing green practices in clinical trials.
ADVANCED MEDICINE
Allogenic Advance
11/18/2020 | James Strachan
A step closer to an off-the-shelf CAR T cell therapy.
 
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