FILE PHOTO: A test tube is seen in front of a displayed Sanofi logo in this illustration taken September 8, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration(Reuters) – Sanofi SA’s flu vaccine can be safely given along with Moderna Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine, the French drugmaker said on Wednesday, citing study data. The study supports the current recommendation by the […]
Coronavirus vaccines: Why are some countries recommending single dose for teens, young adults?
Fox News Flash top headlines for October 11 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Concerns of myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart, after a second COVID vaccine dose in teens and young adults has sparked several countries to turn to a single-dose vaccination tactic for that age group instead of the double dosage, according […]
Vaccines could affect how the coronavirus evolves, but that’s no reason to skip your shot
A 2015 paper on a chicken virus showed vaccines could enable more deadly variants to spread—in chickens. But that outcome is rare. Only a minority of human and animal vaccines have affected the evolution of a virus. In most of those cases, evolution didn’t increase the severity of the pathogen. The hypothetical possibility that the […]
Lockdowns or vaccines? 3 Pacific nations try diverging paths
Cheryl Simpson was supposed to be celebrating her 60th birthday over lunch with friends but instead found herself confined to her Auckland home. The discovery of a single local COVID-19 case in New Zealand was enough for the government to put the entire country into strict lockdown this past week. While others might see that […]
U.S. FDA aims to give full approval to Pfizer vaccine on Monday – NYT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is aiming to give full approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, the New York Times reported here on Friday.FILE PHOTO: Doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine are seen at a COVID-19 vaccination centre in Seoul, South Korea, March 10, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Hong-JiRegulators were aiming […]
Will COVID-19 vaccines work if I have a weak immune system?
Will COVID-19 vaccines work if I have a weak immune system? Probably not as well as they do in healthy people, but the shots should offer some protection. It’s why vaccinations are still recommended for people with immune systems weakened by disease or certain medications. It’s also important that your family, friends and caregivers get […]
COVID vaccines still work against mutant, researchers find
New research from France adds to evidence that widely used COVID-19 vaccines still offer strong protection against a coronavirus mutant that is spreading rapidly around the world and now is the most prevalent variant in the U.S. The delta variant is surging through populations with low vaccination rates. On Thursday, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of […]
Personalized tumor vaccines may solve tumor recurrence and metastasis challenges
Thanks to the rapid development of nanotechnology, a research team led by Profs. Nie Guangjun, Wu Yan and Zhao Yuliang from the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) recently designed personalized tumor vaccines based on bacterial cytoplasmic membranes and cell membranes from resected tumor tissue. This work […]
U.S. global vaccine distribution plan could be announced Thursday -Blinken
FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Vaccine COVID-19” sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration taken April 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File PhotoSAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) -U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday that President Joe Biden could announce as early as Thursday details of Washington’s plan […]
How long do COVID vaccines take to start working?
Amid Victoria’s worrying COVID outbreak, perhaps the point of greatest concern is the fact the virus has again found its way into aged care. On Sunday, the state government announced an aged-care worker had tested positive for COVID-19, despite having received their first vaccine dose on May 12. We’ve since found out another staff member, […]