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Gates Says Korean Firm Could Make 200 Million Vaccines by June

Bill Gates

BLOOMBERG, JULY 26, 2020 Microsoft co-founder sends letter to President Moon Jae-in | Gates backs SK Bioscience in effort to develop vaccine SK Bioscience, the South Korean pharmaceutical company backed by Bill Gates, may be capable of producing 200 million coronavirus vaccine kits by next June, the Microsoft Corp. co-founder said in a letter to South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Gates is …

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The World’s Supply Chain Isn’t Ready for a Covid-19 Vaccine

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BLOOMBERG, JULY 25, 2020 Freight companies say they need a coordinated strategy fast | Air cargo capacity has shrunk and shipping costs are elevated By Brendan Murray and Riley Griffin for Bloomberg – The industries that shepherd goods around the world on ships, planes and trucks acknowledge they aren’t ready to handle the challenges of shipping an eventual Covid-19 vaccine from drugmakers to …

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Russian Elite Given Experimental Covid-19 Vaccine Since April

Vladimir Putin. Other men in suits. Flag

BLOOMBERG, JULY 20, 2020 Officials, executives given early access during testing | Russia aims to begin mass inoculations as early as September By Stepan Kravchenko, Yuliya Fedorinova, and Ilya Arkhipov for Bloomberg – Scores of Russia’s business and political elite have been given early access to an experimental vaccine against Covid-19, according to people familiar with the effort, as the country races to …

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‘At wartime speed’, China leads COVID-19 vaccine race

Lab technicians.

REUTERS, JULY 7, 2020 SEOUL/SINGAPORE – China is forging ahead in the race to develop a vaccine to help control the COVID-19 pandemic, with Sinovac Biotech’s (SVA.O) experimental vaccine set to become the country’s second and the world’s third to enter final stage testing later this month. While a laggard in the global vaccine industry, China, where the new coronavirus …

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COVID-19 vaccine candidate approved for military use in China

Chinese military personnel march during the parade

REUTERS, JUNE 29, 2020 BEIJING – China’s military has received the greenlight to use a COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by its research unit and CanSino Biologics (6185.HK) after clinical trials proved it was safe and showed some efficacy, the company said on Monday. The Ad5-nCoV is one of China’s eight vaccine candidates approved for human trials at home and abroad …

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