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These 13 companies are working on coronavirus treatments or vaccines — here’s where things stand

Posted on AllSides March 17th, 2020
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A mix of legacy drugmakers and small startups have stepped forward with plans to develop vaccines or treatments that target the infection caused by the novel coronavirus.

COVID-19, which was first detected in December in Wuhan, China, has sickened more than 194,000 people worldwide and killed at least 7,800. There are no Food and Drug Administration-approved vaccines or therapies for the disease.

In the U.S., the companies that are initiating development have received funding from two organizations: the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), which is a division of...

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