RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Nine pharmaceutical laboratories have committed to creating a safe and effective Covid-19 vaccine. The chief executives of these companies have signed an agreement whereby they ensure that the trial and production of the drug will follow "high ethical standards and scientific principles".
The companies' announcement comes amid an international race to secure a vaccine that will contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic and as political pressure increases in the United States in the run-up to the November 3rd presidential elections.
In a statement, the laboratories announced that they will not seek authorization for . . .