Vaccination

Pfizer Seeks COVID Vaccine OK As Roll Out Planned

5 days ago   |   By Web MD

If the committee approves Pfizer's vaccine, distribution could begin within 24 hours. The Pfizer vaccine has already been manufactured under a $1.95 billion contract with the government. And some states have already made plans for how to distribute the vaccine.
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How effective have COVID-19 mitigation strategies been in Australia's second wave?

How effective have COVID-19 mitigation strategies been in Australia's second wave?

5 days ago   |   By News Medical

Researchers have modeled the effect of the different types of social distancing implemented in Australia's greater Melbourne area in response to the county's second wave of coronavirus disease 2019 cases. They found implementing stricter lockdowns in the beginning before the rapid rise in cases works best. The team's findings have been made available on the preprint server, medRxiv*.
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COVID-19 patients survive in-hospital cardiac arrest at pre-pandemic rates

5 days ago   |   By ScienceDaily

Resuscitation and survival rates of hospitalized COVID-19 patients who've had cardiac arrest are much higher than earlier reports of near-zero; variation at the individual hospital level may have affected overall numbers
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Daily COVID-19 deaths in US reach highest level since May

5 days ago   |   By ABC News

The coronavirus surge is taking an increasingly dire toll across the U.S. just as a vaccine appears close at hand
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Pfizer sends full results on breakthrough Covid vaccine to drugs watchdogs in UK, US and Europe

Pfizer sends full results on breakthrough Covid vaccine to drugs watchdogs in UK, US and Europe

5 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

The American pharmaceutical giant - most famous for making Viagra - claims its vaccine is 95 per cent effective and works in older people most vulnerable to Covid.
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MMR vaccine may protect against Covid-19, study claims

MMR vaccine may protect against Covid-19, study claims

5 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

Scientists from the University of Georgia claim the MMR jab, which protects against measles, mumps and rubella, prevents people from getting seriously unwell with Covid-19.
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Logistics experts: COVID-19 marks the end of globalization, makes national supply chains critical infrastructure

Logistics experts: COVID-19 marks the end of globalization, makes national supply chains critical infrastructure

5 days ago   |   By Natural News

Logistics experts say that the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic will mark the end of globalization, paving the way for localized supply chains to be fundamental once more. The industry survey, conducted by Bollore Logistics and Transport Intelligence, noted that 34 percent of the respondents agreed that the COVID-19 pandemic will signal the end of global supply...
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Pfizer, BioNTech submit to FDA, say vaccine will be ready ‘within hours' of authorization

5 days ago   |   By Healio

The first COVID-19 vaccine could be available for use in high-risk populations as early as mid-December after Pfizer and BioNTech announced plans to submit an emergency use authorization request to the FDA on Friday.
The companies said the two-dose vaccine will be ready for distribution “within hours” of an FDA authorization, with up to 50 million doses available globally by the end of the year, enough to vaccinate up to 25 million people. They said 1.3 billion doses could be available by the end of 2021.
The FDA has not publicly announced a meeting of the Vaccines and Related
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Covid Vaccines Are 95% Effectives. What Does That Mean?

5 days ago   |   By NY Times

You might assume that 95 out of every 100 people vaccinated will be protected from Covid-19. But that's not how the math works.
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Yes, We Have COVID-19 Vaccines That Are 95% Effective. But That Doesn't Mean the End of the Pandemic is Near

5 days ago   |   By Time

It's a rare glimmer of hope in a brutal and battering pandemic year: in November, both Moderna and Pfizer reported that their much-anticipated COVID-19 vaccines are 95% effective in protecting people against getting sick with the disease.
Scientists were encouraged (and even surprised by the magnitude of the protection), public health officials finally saw what could be the beginning of the end of the pandemic, and families everywhere began fantasizing about a return to normalcy where gathering around the table to celebrate the holidays are a given and not a matter of public health...
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Nursing Homes Fined for COVID Infection Control Lapses

Nursing Homes Fined for COVID Infection Control Lapses

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has fined 218 nursing homes more than $17.6 million for the most serious infection control... Read more ...

Coronavirus is 'burning much brighter in one part of Wales'

Coronavirus is 'burning much brighter in one part of Wales'

Wales Health Minister Vaughan Gething blamed the higher rate there on young adults Read more ...

Buy Buy Baby's Epic Black Friday Sale Means It's Time To Stock Up On All The...

Buy Buy Baby's Epic Black Friday Sale Means It's Time To Stock Up On All The Essentials

Buy Buy Baby's Black Friday sale 2020 is one you don't want to miss. If you're a parent, you're aware that babies need things and things happen to be expensive. Maybe you're in... Read more ...

Coming Soon: Track the Vax

Coming Soon: Track the Vax

Transcript: In the race to return to normal, is a COVID-19 vaccine going to be the answer? A possible answer, but one that comes with so many questions. As vaccine trials move... Read more ...

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine will "never be licensed in the US," says analyst

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine will "never be licensed in the US," says analyst

Because its trial designs do not meet even the basic minimum criteria set forth by the Food and Drug Administration for new vaccines, AstraZeneca's adenovirus-vector vaccine... Read more ...

Britain's daily Covid cases drop again week-on-week to 18,213

Britain's daily Covid cases drop again week-on-week to 18,213

Department of Health statistics show UK infections have dropped 7 per cent week-on-week, with 19,609 positive tests confirmed last Wednesday as the outbreak continues to tail off. Read more ...

Football Legend Diego Maradona Dies at Age of 60

Football Legend Diego Maradona Dies at Age of 60

Football icon Diego Maradona has died from a heart attack at home in Buenos Aires, Argentina at the age of 60. Read more ...

FDA authorizes test that measures the exact number of coronavirus antibody...

FDA authorizes test that measures the exact number of coronavirus antibody somebody has

The FDA has authorized one of the first tests that measure the level of coronavirus neutralizing antibodies, which prevent the pathogen from entering and infecting our cells. Read more ...

Cooking With Biomass Fuels Like Wood may Cause Lung Damage

Cooking With Biomass Fuels Like Wood may Cause Lung Damage

People who cook with wood are at an increased risk of suffering considerable damage to their lungs, stated a new study. Read more ...

AI Helps Parkinson's Patients During Coronavirus Pandemic

AI Helps Parkinson's Patients During Coronavirus Pandemic

New artificial intelligence technology helps patients with Parkinson's disease during COVID-19 pandemic, stated a new study. Read more ...