Tag Archives: Vaccine

Trump’s Vaccine Chief Has Vast Ties to Drug Industry, Posing Possible Conflicts

The chief scientist brought on to lead the Trump administration’s vaccine efforts has spent the last several days trying to disentangle pieces of his stock portfolio and his intricate ties to big pharmaceutical interests, as critics point to the potential for significant conflicts of interest. The scientist, Moncef Slaoui, is a venture capitalist and a… Read More »

Operation Warp Speed gains two leaders in effort to accelerate vaccine development

On Friday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced two leadership appointments to Operation Warp Speed, the program of public and private partnership aimed at accelerating the development of COVID-19 vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics. Venture capitalist Dr. Moncef Slaoui is being brought on as chief advisor. Slaoui most recently served as a partner at… Read More »

J&J tracks the path to a COVID-19 vaccine in new online news series

What will it take to develop a vaccine for COVID-19? Johnson & Johnson is taking viewers behind the scenes with an original online video series. Beginning Tuesday, producer and journalist Lisa Ling will host a program titled, “The Road to a Vaccine.” Each 30-minute show will air live online on Tuesdays on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and… Read More »

What’s in a flu vaccine 2019

You’re advised what’s in a flu vaccine 2019 have the injectable flu vaccine; but if you’re otherwise healthy it’ll usually clear up on its own within a week. If you’re exposed to the flu virus after you have had the flu vaccine; production of the vaccine starts in March each year after WHO’s announcement. And flu strains can… Read More »