The Newsmakers

Are We Close to Curing COVID-19?

More than a million people have died, millions more have been infected and national economies have been decimated by the coronavirus. But there’s hope that this deadly disease could soon be under control. Pfizer and BioNTech’s joint venture as well as Moderna have made huge medical breakthroughs in the hunt for a vaccine, but they still need final approval, and then there’s the daunting task of trying to vaccinate an entire planet. So how close are we really to curing the coronavirus? Guests: Dr Eric Feigl-Ding Epidemiologist and Senior Fellow at the Federation of American Scientists Jake Glanville Co-founder and CEO of Distributed Bio Oksana Pyzik Senior Teaching Fellow at the UCL School of Pharmacy

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Is a Coronavirus Vaccine The Only Solution?

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RACE FOR A VACCINE: Will politics get in the way?

Coronavirus Outbreak: Research team in London start testing vaccine on animals

Coronavirus Outbreak: Research team in London start testing vaccine on animals

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Are We Getting Closer to a Coronavirus Cure?

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Is a decline in human trafficking good news?

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How are the world's biggest fashion brands exploiting millions in Bangladesh?

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How far-reaching is the European Parliament corruption scandal?

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How will Europe cope with the latest strikes?

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Is China expanding its military influence in South America?

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Why is Sweden allowing fueling of hatred?

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Could paying families 1 million yen to move solve Tokyo's overpopulation?

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Why are several countries secretly helping Myanmar's military junta despite sanctions?

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Will an early election in Pakistan resolve the political turmoil?

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