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[MigVax in Hamodia] Gates Foundation awards $4.3m for development of Covid pill

Millions of pounds are being ploughed into developing variant-proof Covid vaccines that could be as effective against future strains as those circulating now. Scientists fear that current jabs could offer little protection against new versions of the Sars-Cov-2 virus – putting the world back to square one. The international Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, to which the UK has contributed £260 million, is backing two projects. Israeli firm MigVax has been given £3.2 million to advance a vaccine pill known as MigVax-101, which would work as an easy-to-administer booster, and the University of Saskatchewan in Canada has been given £3.7 million to develop its own version. Read...

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[MigVax in Daily Mail] Cash injection for scientists developing variant-proof Covid vaccines

Millions of pounds are being ploughed into developing variant-proof Covid vaccines that could be as effective against future strains as those circulating now. Scientists fear that current jabs could offer little protection against new versions of the Sars-Cov-2 virus – putting the world back to square one. The international Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, to which the UK has contributed £260 million, is backing two projects. Israeli firm MigVax has been given £3.2 million to advance a vaccine pill known as MigVax-101, which would work as an easy-to-administer booster, and the University of Saskatchewan in Canada has been given £3.7 million to develop its own version. Read...

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[MigVax in The Times Of Israel] Israeli plan for COVID vaccine tablet gets $4.3m from Bill Gates-backed fund

A COVID-fighting coalition heavily funded by Bill Gates has awarded $4.3 million for development of an Israeli variant-proof vaccine in tablet form. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is a founder of the Oslo-based Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, and last October committed $20 million to it. CEPI now has a $200 million program to advance vaccine development, and has just announced its first funding awards. MigVax, a poultry vaccine that is being adapted for humans in the Galilee, is one of the two recipients. Read...

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