Coronavirus Notebook: UK Sets Up ‘Pioneering’ Vaccines Lab, MSF Piles Pressure On TRIPS Waiver Holdouts
The UK has OKd trials of a new AI-derived combination treatment from Canadian firm Skymount Medical. Health Canada has approved Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine, and Australia has given the go-ahead to use Moderna’s Spikevax in children aged six years and up.
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