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Coronavirus treatment: US govt to release guidelines for approval of COVID-19 vaccine


  • Drugmakers to show 'clearly demonstrated' proof of vaccine's safety and effectiveness through a clinical study, at least 50% more effectiveness than a placebo
  • Experts say min 12 to 18 months to guarantee a safe and effective vaccine through clinical trials, over 100 vaccines tested worldwide

The agency would require drugmakers to show "clearly demonstrated" proof of a vaccine's safety and effectiveness through a clinical study, and at least 50% more effectiveness than a placebo, the report https://www.wsj.com/articles/fda-to-issue-guidance-on-covid-19-vaccine-approval-11593516090 said.

There is currently no US approved treatment or vaccine for the respiratory illness that has ...


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