There is a preprint with data on the first coronavirus vaccine candidate from the Pfizer/BioNTech effort. This article argues that it's extremely important that the human trial data is made available for the public to trust the vaccines that get approved.
How - and When - Can the Coronavirus Vaccine Become a Reality?
It is likely we'll eventually have a coronavirus vaccine - but perhaps not as quickly as some expect. From development, to clinical trials and distribution, ProPublica reporter Caroline Chen explains the tremendous challenges that lie ahead.
EPA Proposes Broad Science Restrictions in Midst of Coronavirus Pandemic
The Environmental Protection Agency moved today to restrict the types of research that can be used in public health protection decisions and scientific assessments. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the agency is recklessly giving the public just 30 days to comment on this sweeping proposal.
What Coronavirus Teaches Us for Preventing the Next Big Bio Threat
The vast majority of the discourse among the punditry and policymakers is about ensuring we have the right response. Shouldn't we instead be asking a more fundamental question: How did this happen in the first place?
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-related Coronavirus - The Species and Its Viruses
The present outbreak of lower respiratory tract infections, including respiratory distress syndrome, is the third spillover, in only two decades, of an animal coronavirus to humans resulting in a major epidemic.