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Latest Industry News

04DEC

UK medicines regulator gives approval for first UK COVID-19 vaccine


The first COVID-19 vaccine for the UK, developed by Pfizer/BioNTech, has been given approval for use following a thorough review carried out by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).
02DEC

Tortoise and the hare: Why a COVID vaccine is outrunning its HIV counterpart


Four COVID jabs’ efficacy results have been released within less than a year after the trials had started. But this is far from the norm. Researchers have been working on HIV vaccines for over three decades — and we still don’t have one. Find more information here .
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01DEC

World AIDS day 2020


The global HIV epidemic is not over and may be accelerating during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a devastating impact on communities and countries.
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02DEC

Tortoise and the hare: Why a COVID vaccine is outrunning its HIV counterpart


Four COVID jabs’ efficacy results have been released within less than a year after the trials had started. But this is far from the norm. Researchers have been working on HIV vaccines for over three decades — and we still don’t have one. Find more information here .