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Vaccine Rollout – Here Is Where South Africa Stands

December 2020 GroundUp; Johnson & Johnson is trying to get approval for a vaccine against Covid-19 that only requires one shot. Details of the vaccine’s trial are expected to be released in January. Only a massive global rollout of an effective vaccine can end the Covid-19 pandemic in the short …

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COVID-19: FDA authorises Regeneron antibody drug given to Trump

November 2020 Aljazeera; The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted emergency-use authorisation for Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc’s COVID-19 antibody therapy, an experimental treatment given to President Donald Trump that he said helped cure him of the disease. The FDA said on Saturday that the monoclonal antibodies, casirivimab and imdevimab, …

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