Because Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines have been developed in record time, many wonder whether companies cut corners or compromised safety.
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~6 min
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How mRNA vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna work, why they're a breakthrough and why they need to be kept so cold
There are two new COVID-19 vaccines that appear to be more than 90% effective. But what are these vaccines, and how are they different from those used previously?
Nov. 18, 2020 • ~8 min
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With COVID-19 cases soaring across the US and worldwide, the need for a vaccine could not be greater. With some half-dozen vaccines in phase 3 trials, why wasn't one ready before Election Day?
Nov. 10, 2020 • ~9 min
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Prescription drug costs would have been a major campaign issue, so what will happen now that coronavirus is center stage?
Studies repeatedly have shown that health care in general and the high cost of drugs in particular are among the top concerns of US voters. But with coronavirus, the issue may fade from prominence.
May 20, 2020 • ~9 min
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