A blood test showing the effectiveness of a vaccine on monkeys has the potential to speed up trials

A new study in monkeys suggests that a blood test could predict the effectiveness of a coronavirus vaccine — and perhaps speed up the clinical trials needed to get a working vaccine to billions of people around the world. Read Article


The Search for a Vaccine in the Age of COVID-19

A New Entry in the Race for a Coronavirus Vaccine: Hope

Scientists are increasingly optimistic that a vaccine can be produced in record time. But getting it manufactured and distributed will pose huge challenges. Read Article


The race to make vaccines faster

In the race to create a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, some researchers are testing new approaches they hope can ultimately produce vaccines in months rather than years. Read Article


What it Takes to Create a Coronavirus Vaccine in Record Time

Lisa Ling speaks with Dr. Barouch to give you the inside scoop on the latest in the development of a coronavirus vaccine. Read More

Organized to fight the pandemic

The most reliable, tried-and-true way to end a pandemic is a vaccine. Read Article

Researchers, healthcare experts working to develop COVD-19 vaccine as death toll surges

Scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are in the early stages of developing a vaccine to treat COVID-19.

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New clinical trials underway to evaluate antiviral drug as treatment for COVID-19

Dr. Katy Stephenson, physician-scientists at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are now enrolling patients in two clinical trials testing treatment options for COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus. Read More

RCAD002 / IAVI R002

We are looking for healthy men and women ages 18-50 years old for a clinical trial of an experimental HIV vaccine given in capsule form. Note: it is impossible to get HIV infection from the study vaccine.