COURTESY BY: https://www.hindustantimes.com/
AstraZeneca’s experimental Covid-19 vaccine is probably the world’s leading candidate and most advanced in terms of development, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) chief scientist said on Friday.
The British drugmaker has already begun large-scale, mid-stage human trials of the vaccine, which was developed by researchers at University of Oxford. This week, AstraZeneca signed its tenth supply and manufacturing deal.
“Certainly in terms of how advanced they are, the stage at which they are, they are I think probably the leading candidate,” WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan told a news conference.
“So it’s possible they will have results quite early.”Swaminathan said Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine candidate was “not far behind” AstraZeneca’s, among more than 200 candidates, 15 of which have entered clinical trials.
“We do know that Moderna’s vaccine is also going to go into phase three clinical trials, probably from the middle of July, and so that vaccine candidate is not far behind,” she said.“But I think AstraZeneca certainly has a more global scope at the moment in terms of where they are doing and planning their vaccine trials.”
The WHO is in talks with multiple Chinese manufacturers, including Sinovac, on potential vaccines, as well as with Indian researchers, Swaminathan said.
She called for drugmakers to consider collaborating on Covid-19 vaccine trials, similar to the WHO’s ongoing Solidarity trial for drugs. A WHO led coalition fighting the pandemic on Friday asked government and private sector donors to help raise $31.3 billion in the next 12 months to develop and deliver tests, treatments and vaccines for the disease. The initiative is called the ACT-Accelerator.
Andrew Witty, Special Envoy for the ACT-Accelerator, said it was important to consider a “portfolio of research efforts” for vaccines.“It’s still very early days in this journey, we may be super lucky – which would be terrific – and have an early win,” Witty said. “Even if it takes 12 to 18 months that would be without precedent, the world’s fast development of vaccine.”
19 Thoughts to “AstraZeneca, Moderna ahead in Covid-19 vaccine race: World Health Organisation”
tadalafil 10mg pills buy cialis 5mg online buy erectile dysfunction medications
Thank you for your sharing. I am worried that I lack creative ideas. It is your article that makes me full of hope. Thank you. But, I have a question, can you help me? https://www.binance.com/pl/register?ref=B4EPR6J0
accutane 20mg cost buy absorica pills buy zithromax online cheap
azithromycin 250mg cheap order neurontin pills neurontin 100mg usa
purchase furosemide for sale albuterol 2mg pills albuterol 4mg drug
vardenafil 10mg brand cost hydroxychloroquine 200mg purchase plaquenil for sale
altace 10mg canada buy amaryl generic arcoxia pill
buy vardenafil generic levitra ca order hydroxychloroquine 400mg pill
mesalamine for sale astelin tablet irbesartan 150mg pills
order benicar pill buy benicar sale order divalproex 500mg pill
clobetasol order online cordarone pills buy generic cordarone 100mg
coreg 6.25mg without prescription cenforce 100mg tablet aralen 250mg pill
buy acetazolamide paypal buy generic azathioprine online buy azathioprine 25mg sale
order digoxin 250mg for sale digoxin 250 mg uk buy molnunat 200 mg pill
Amazing issues here. I’m very glad to peer your article.
Thanks a lot and I’m having a look forward to touch you. my website : mp3 juice
order naproxen for sale buy cheap generic prevacid buy generic lansoprazole 15mg
proventil 100 mcg cost albuterol 100 mcg usa phenazopyridine 200mg tablet
Hello, i feel that i noticed you visited my website so i got here to return the desire?.I am trying to in finding things to improve\r\nmy website!I suppose its adequate to make use of a few of\r\nyour concepts!!\r\n\r\nCheck out my website : ytmp3
buy baricitinib 2mg pills purchase glycomet online lipitor online buy