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Texas scientists’ new Covid-19 vaccine is cheaper, easier to make and patent-free

Dr Maria Bottazzi says their vaccine, called Corbevax, is unique because they do not intend to patent itA new Covid-19 vaccine is being developed by Texas scientists using a decades-old conventional method that will make the production and distribution cheaper and more accessible for countries most affected by the pandemic and where new variants are likely to originate due to low inoculation rates.The team, led by Drs Peter Hotez and Maria Bottazzi from the Texas Children’s Hospital Center for V...
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NTDs disproportionately found in areas of poverty in Islamic Nations

The Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation is an inter-governmental organization of 57 Muslim-majority countries with a mission to promote human rights and advance science and technology development. In a new PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases editorial, Drs. Peter Hotez and Jennifer R. Herricks from the Baylor College of Medicine review the current state of neglected tropical diseases in OIC countries and how this corresponds to human development and poverty.
Tags: Baylor College of Medicine, OIC, NTDs, Islamic Cooperation, PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Drs Peter Hotez, Jennifer R Herricks