Tag Archives: Pharmaceuticals

The Covid-19 vaccine faces public concerns over rollout safety

Governments are moving toward approving the first vaccines to contain Covid-19, but public concerns about dosage safety are threatening to undermine those efforts. A survey by the University of Hamburg found that about 40% of respondents in seven European countries were hesitant or unwilling to prepare for the Covid-19 vaccine …

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Gene editing shows promise in sickle-cell disease

Drug development for sickle-cell disease, largely neglected for decades, is becoming a crowded field: two papers published on Saturday in the New England Journal of Medicine give promising results from a study of experimental therapies, including Crisper gene editing for the disease. In addition, Beam Therapeutics Inc. The American Society …

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