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The chief of the federal government’s Operation Warp Speed, the COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics development effort, said the 300 million vaccine doses the program aims to deliver would likely not fully occur until the middle of 2021. And, said Moncef Slaoui, PhD, the program aims to deliver 300 million courses of therapy, not individual doses,…

© Reuters. An attendant walks past EU and China flags ahead of the EU-China High-level Economic Dialogue in Beijing BEIJING (Reuters) – China and the European Union will accelerate negotiations in order to conclude a China-EU investment agreement by the end of this year, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said on Tuesday. China and the…

With the presidential election looming and the coronavirus pandemic raging across the country, polls show strong support for allowing Americans to vote by mail or through drop-off boxes rather than go to the polls in person.But there have been major delays in reporting results in several states holding primaries this year because of pandemic-related spikes…

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Leaders of Operation Warp Speed (OWS), the White House’s team tasked with developing a vaccine for COVID-19 by the end of this year, today told a US Senate Appropriations subcommittee it is on track to meet its goal. OWS brings together…

Traffic accidents are the leading cause of non-natural deaths worldwide. Lower speed limits may help prevent accidents. But speed-reduction policies can be controversial and effects are not well documented. A new study from University of Illinois shows that speed reductions in São Paulo, Brazil, dramatically reduced fatal accidents and increased travel times only minimally. “We…

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Traffic accidents are the leading cause of non-natural deaths worldwide. Lower speed limits may help prevent accidents. But speed-reduction policies can be controversial and effects are not well documented. A new study from University of Illinois shows that speed reductions in São Paulo, Brazil, dramatically reduced fatal accidents and increased travel…

Can you spot the ISS? It’s that star that looks like a short line, near the tree. The Phone took a 1-second exposure, and thats how far the station moved in that time. That’s pretty cool. Oh, notice that this is right by the star Betelgeuse in the constellati…