A vaccine against COVID-19 is considered the only realistic hope of overcoming the virus. Several vaccines have now been approved. But does that mean an end to the pandemic and a return to "normal life" are in sight?
The German Health Ministry commented on reports that the United States has bought up all stocks for the next three months of the anti-coronavirus drug remdesivir, leaving no products left for the rest of the world.
The Tuebingen-based biotechnology company CureVac faces pressure as they are working on developing a vaccine against the coronavirus.