COVID-19 vaccines have very specific storage requirements that make shipping a difficult task. Two ideas – fulfillment centers and cross-docking – could help overcome some distribution challenges.
Dec. 15, 2020 • ~7 min
Millions of Americans say they won't get the vaccine. Will money change their minds? And is luring them with cash the right approach?
Dec. 11, 2020 • ~10 min
The side effects of new SARS-CoV-2 vaccines are a result of immune system activation. While uncomfortable, they are both normal and expected. They are a sign that the vaccine is working.
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~9 min
The vaccines that will first be used to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will have gone through a special approval process with the FDA. but just what is this expedited process?
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~10 min
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
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
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
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