Monday, July 15, 2024


“You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again that you did not know.”

— William Wilberforce


U.S. Government Gives Moderna $176 Million to Develop mRNA Bird Flu Biologic

by Amber Baker
money for vaccine
On July 2, 2024, the U.S. government awarded a $176 million contract to Moderna, Inc. for the development of an mRNA H5N1 ...

BARDA Awards $9.27 Million Contract to Evaluate Oral Pill COVID Vaccine

by TVR Staff
woman taking a pill
Biotechnology firm Vaxart, Inc. announced on Jan. 19, 2024 that it received a $9.27 million contract from the U.S. Biomedical ...

Only Remaining HIV Vaccine Efficacy Trial Fails in Africa

by TVR Staff
Only Remaining HIV Vaccine Efficacy Trial Fails in Africa
The latest effort to develop an HIV (human immunodeficiency viruses) vaccine in Uganda, Tanzania and South Africa was halted on ...

Oral Vaccine for COVID Under Development in Japan

by Carolyn Hendler, JD
COVID vaccine pill
Researchers in Japan have been working on a new vaccine for COVID-19 that would be administered orally rather than by ...

U.S. Taxpayers Fund $5 Billion Project NextGen to Develop Novel COVID Vaccines and Drugs

by Amber Baker
more money for more COVID vaccines
Just three months after the Biden administration announced that U.S. taxpayers would fund a $5 billion initiative called Project NextGen ...

Novel mRNA Lyme Shots Could Be Released in 2025

by Amber Baker
test tube and tick
Two novel messenger RNA (mRNA) shots for Lyme disease currently in late-stage clinical trials could hit the market as early ...

3D Printed Vaccine Skin Patches Being Developed

by Carolyn Hendler, JD
microneedle skin patch
In an attempt to increase consumer demand for COVID-19 shots, researchers have designed a vaccine printer that can print COVID ...

U.S. to Spend Billions on New COVID Vaccines Despite Failure to Prevent Infection

by Amber Baker
funding new vaccine development
The Biden administration announced earlier this month that the U.S. government will spend at least $5 billion on Project NextGen ...

Pharma Developing Bird Flu Vaccine for Humans As Animals Get Sick

by Rishma Parpia
vaccine for bird flu
Pharmaceutical companies GSK (formerly known as GlaxoSmithKline), Moderna and CSL Seqirus announced that they are developing and ready to test ...

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