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CEPI Funding Covid-19 Variant Vaccine

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A biotechnology company is advancing a vaccine to protect against disease from SARS-CoV-2 variants, with new support from the organization CEPI. . . . → Read More: CEPI Funding Covid-19 Variant Vaccine

Gates Grant Funds HIV-Birth Control Implant

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A biotechnology company received a foundation grant for an implanted device to prevent HIV infection and unwanted pregnancy in women. . . . → Read More: Gates Grant Funds HIV-Birth Control Implant

Trial Shows Malaria Vaccine Protects Young Children

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Results from a clinical trial in Burkina Faso show a high efficacy rate for a candidate vaccine to protect young children against malaria infections. . . . → Read More: Trial Shows Malaria Vaccine Protects Young Children

Trial Shows Home Mosquito Device Cuts Malaria Cases

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A clinical trial shows homes installed with devices that attract then kill mosquitos have fewer malaria cases than homes with standard preventions. . . . → Read More: Trial Shows Home Mosquito Device Cuts Malaria Cases

Novartis, Gates Partner on Sickle Cell Gene Therapy

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Global drug maker Novartis is collaborating with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to find affordable gene therapies for sickle cell disease. . . . → Read More: Novartis, Gates Partner on Sickle Cell Gene Therapy

One-Dose Covid-19 Vaccine Shown to Prevent Hospitalization

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Results from four international clinical trials show high disease prevention rates from one dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. . . . → Read More: One-Dose Covid-19 Vaccine Shown to Prevent Hospitalization

Novavax, J&J Return Mixed Covid-19 Vaccine Results

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Results from international clinical trials show largely favorable results for two Covid-19 vaccines, but still limitations against the South African variant. . . . → Read More: Novavax, J&J Return Mixed Covid-19 Vaccine Results

Institutions Join Global Health Breakthrough Network

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Wellcome Leap aims to establish a model for faster design and development of health breakthroughs, beginning with elimination of administrative obstacles. . . . → Read More: Institutions Join Global Health Breakthrough Network

NIH Grant Funds A.I.-Based Tuberculosis Detector

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A company developing a system to quickly detect tuberculosis by analyzing sputum images received a federal grant to advance and validate its technology. . . . → Read More: NIH Grant Funds A.I.-Based Tuberculosis Detector

Trial Shows Two Drugs Can Treat Ebola Virus

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A clinical trial in the Congo shows two different therapies made with synthetic antibodies are better able to treat Ebola infections than two other drugs tested. . . . → Read More: Trial Shows Two Drugs Can Treat Ebola Virus