• China's Xi Jinping pledged to work with other countries to accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Chinese President Xi Jinping.
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    At the G20 Summit in Saudi Arabia, President Xi Jinping of China pledged to intensify cooperation on a global effort to develop vaccines for COVID-19 , Reuters reported.
    Pfizer and BioNTech, as well as Moderna, have in the past two weeks announced vaccines that the companies maintain could be more than 90% effective in fighting the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
    China is developing three vaccines that are now in Phase III trials.
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  • 'The cavalry is on the way': Fauci says Americans should 'double down' on COVID-19 precautions as we reach the final stretch before the first vaccines

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

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    This month, Moderna, BioNTech, and Pfizer all announced that their COVID-19 vaccine candidates had passed phase 3 testing.
    Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's leading expert on COVID-19, said that Americans should take the breakthroughs as more reason to combat "COVID fatigue," at The New York Times DealBook conference Tuesday.
    "The cavalry is on the way," Fauci said.
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    Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, warned that Americans should "double down...
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