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Free to the world, a new COVID vaccine could help immunize low-income countries – National

In the rush to vaccinate the world against COVID-19, researchers in Texas have made a breakthrough. They’ve developed a vaccine called CORBEVAX that can be manufactured cheaply and quickly in low-income countries, without the complications of licensing, patents, or limited supply. “We want to help the world,” says Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi, who worked […]

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Omicron may seem mild, but we can’t ‘let it rip,’ experts say – National

Dr. Kieran Quinn says he’s noticed a shift in attitude among his friends, colleagues and community members during the Omicron wave of COVID-19, as preventive vigilance has eroded into resignation that infection seems inevitable. The clinician-scientist at Toronto’s Mount Sinai Hospital says he can sympathize with this sense of pandemic fatigue as the Omicron variant rages across […]