• Decentralized clinical trials won't slow down after Covid-19 pandemic ends

    28 days ago - By MedCity News

    In a interview, an executive from Medable said patients will likely demand to have the choice of whether to show up at trial sites or participate in studies remotely. The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated a trend toward decentralized trials that was already underway before it began.
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  • Here come the tortoises: In the race for a Covid-19 vaccine, slow starters could still win out

    Here come the tortoises: In the race for a Covid-19 vaccine, slow starters could still win out

    28 days ago - By STAT

    The race is not always to the swift, as the cocky hare learned in Aesop's classic fable , “The Hare and the Tortoise.” Those handicapping the so-called competition to develop Covid-19 vaccines would do well to keep an eye on the slower runners in this pursuit.
    Corporate giants Sanofi and Merck, which got a relatively late start in developing Covid-19 vaccines, may seem far behind the frontrunners. But experts say they also have such deep experience developing and testing vaccine candidates, and producing vaccine at commercial scale, that both could well close the gap considerably in the...
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