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Putin says Russia is ‘first’ to develop coronavirus vaccine

Story by AFP President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that Russia had become the first country to approve a vaccine offering “sustainable immunity” against the...

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Covid-19 vaccine developed by US biotech firm Moderna enters final stage trial

Story by AFP US biotech firm Moderna said on July 14 it would enter the final stage of human trials for its Covid-19 vaccine on July 27, to test how well it protects...

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Hoax about Bill Gates’ plan to ‘microchip the vaccine’ circulates online

Story by AFP Multiple Facebook posts shared hundreds of times claim that Bill Gates’ “ultimate goal” is to “microchip the [COVID-19] vaccine” to create...

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China races to find virus vaccine, put scandals in the past

Story by AFP China has mobilised its army and fast-tracked tests in the global race to find a coronavirus vaccine, but its labs also have an image tarnished by past...

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Scientists hunt pandemic hotspots in race to test vaccines

The first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic may be waning. For vaccine developers, that could be a problem. Scientists in Europe and the United States say the relative...

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Monkeys develop virus immunity after infection, vaccine: studies

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

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Did Bill Gates say COVID-19 vaccine could kill nearly a million people?

An article circulating on Facebook claims that Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said a COVID-19 vaccine could kill almost one million people, citing an interview he gave....

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Scientists in China believe new drug can stop pandemic ‘without vaccine’

A Chinese laboratory has been developing a drug it believes has the power to bring the coronavirus pandemic to a halt. The outbreak first emerged in China late last year...

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European leaders are blunt: Coronavirus vaccine won’t come soon enough

In separate, stark warnings, two major European leaders have bluntly told their citizens that the world needs to adapt to living with the coronavirus and cannot wait to...

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World leaders demand free coronavirus vaccine for all

Story by AFP World leaders past and present insisted on Thursday that any eventual COVID-19 vaccines and treatments should be made available to everyone, free of charge....