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As GlaxoSmithKline works to get Shingrix back on track, an FDA approval increases the key vaccine’s reach

In response to the coronavirus pandemic knocking Shingrix off its juggernaut course, GlaxoSmithKline plans a “relaunch” to get the rising star vaccine back on its upward trajectory. Now, that effort has received a boost as the FDA on Monday approved the shingles vaccine in adults age 18 and older who are immunocompromed and thus are at a greater… Read More »

Vaccine breakthrough: Boris Johnson says vaccines are effective against ALL variants

Cases of the Indian Covid variant have been identified in 86 local authorities, with particular clusters in north-west England and in London. The government has said the variant appears to spread more easily than the Kent variant, which was behind the UK’s big spike in infections in winter. The new variant has caused worry among… Read More »

Trump knew testing Covid-19 vaccines would take months, Woodward book shows

Trump also suggests that’s why he initially pushed so hard for the use of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, because the malaria drug had already been tested and approved for other uses. “Well, we’re doing great on vaccines,” Woodward quotes Trump as saying in his latest book, “Rage.” “The problem with a vaccine is a vaccine… Read More »