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A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, discloses the results from phase 1 of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine trials. YurolaitsAlbert / Getty Images

Video: An infectious disease expert explains the results from Moderna’s latest vaccine trials

The results from the phase 1 trial are a promising first step in showing that the mRNA vaccine is a viable candidate, but there are unanswered questions and it is still early in the process.
Indian health workers doing health checks in Mumbai, June 17, 2020. AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File

Ending the pandemic will take global access to COVID-19 treatment and vaccines – which means putting ethics before profits

The high cost of pharmaceuticals often means only the richest patients get lifesaving medicines. As coronavirus drugs emerge, it will require hard, creative work to ensure they're available to all.
Can social distancing and lockdown can work in South Africa’s townships and informal settlements? Getty Images

What should South Africa’s coronavirus endgame look like? Here are some options

South Africa's response to the COVID-19 pandemic was one of 'intervene first and ask questions later'. Now is the time for government to state clearly what its strategic endgame is.

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