As Virus Grows Stealthier, Vaccine Makers Reconsider Battle Plans Vaccines by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech effectively protect recipients. But in a worrying sign, they are slightly less effective against a variant found in South Africa. Read more...
MU Among First Institutions to Enroll Patient in International COVID-19 Clinical Trial The University of Missouri School of Medicine is one of the first institutions in the world to enroll a patient in a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) clinical trial designed to test the safety, tolerability and efficacy
Panel Outlines Plan for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution A U.S. advisory panel made recommendations Friday for who should be first in line to get COVID-19 vaccine, including a plea for special efforts by states and cities to get the shots to low-income minority groups. As expected, the panel recommended health care workers
Immune Modulator Drugs for COVID-19 Focus of Major NIH Clinical Trial One of the most vexing aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic is the novel coronavirus’s ability to turn the body’s immune system against the body. After the virus has been cleared from the body, the immune system sometimes continues to