Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccine Developed by Chinese Researchers Enters Final Trials in Brazil

Apart from expediting processes through the drug controller general's office, the government is also willing to provide whatever financial and other support is needed by vaccine developers to develop the vaccine, said Paul, chairperson of the nationa...

DuPage County reports 116 cases of COVID-19 Wednesday including 1 death DuPage County reports 116 cases of COVID-19 Wednesday including 1 death

According to the Kansas Department of Health & Environment, there are now 24,104 cases and 308 deaths statewide. Information is also available for COVID-19 cases and deaths among DuPage County residents by race, ethnicity, severity, long-term care ...

Naveen Patnaik wants Odisha to be on Covid vaccine priority list Naveen Patnaik wants Odisha to be on Covid vaccine priority list

According to reports , Adar Poonawalla said they have written to the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) seeking approval for conducting Phase 3 trials of the Oxford coronavirus vaccine in India. He added that since we are amidst a global ...

36 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland 36 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

At least 2,309 people have died in Ireland since the start of the pandemic, 1,753 people south of the border and 556 north of it. However, that has been delayed until at least August 10th due to a recent increase in the number of new cases being re...

South Africa reports 572 more deaths from COVID-19 South Africa reports 572 more deaths from COVID-19

South Africa is the worst-affected country in Africa and among the top five in the world in terms of confirmed cases, with 394,948 infections reported to date including 5,940 deaths. By comparison, numbers in Kenya have increased by 31%, in Madagasca...

Six 'types' of Covid-19 - King's College London Six 'types' of Covid-19 - King's College London

Although a continuous cough, fever and loss of smell are usually highlighted as the three key symptoms of the illness, data gathered from around 1,600 users of the COVID Symptom Study app in the United Kingdom and U.S. People with cluster 4, 5 and ...

California registers highest number of COVID-19 cases in US California registers highest number of COVID-19 cases in US

However, data from John's Hopkins University has NY remaining at the top of the list of COVID-19 deaths with 72,302. However, with 32,526 confirmed deaths, NY still has the highest number of total deaths in the country and four times more than Cali...

Anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies fade quickly in mild cases Anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies fade quickly in mild cases

SARS-CoV-2 can carry both forms of the spike protein on its surface without needing to bind to the ACE2 receptor. When the postfusion conformation is prematurely formed, the postfusion spikes on the surface of mature and infectious SARS-CoV-2 virons ...

USA to pay Pfizer & BioNTech $2 billion for Covid-19 vaccine USA to pay Pfizer & BioNTech $2 billion for Covid-19 vaccine

US President Donald Trump called the federal government's $1.95 billion deal with Pfizer and biotech firm BioNTech "a historic agreement" that will help the country distribute a coronavirus vaccine in record-breaking time. Also next week, a v...

Man caught crossing border hidden in vehicle boot Man caught crossing border hidden in vehicle boot

Queensland police said 185 people who came into the state were missing when officers conducted compliance checks. The news comes a day after Queensland police fined a man after finding him hiding in the boot of a vehicle that was travelling across ...

Coronavirus: Care home visits to resume in England

The health department said that guidance for visits out of a care home, for example to a family home, "is being considered and we will provide an update shortly". Gifts for residents should be easy to clean by care home staff. But Professor Martin ...

California breaks record with over 12,000 new coronavirus cases California breaks record with over 12,000 new coronavirus cases

California is extending its agreement with China-based manufacturer BYD to buy hundreds of millions more masks to protect essential workers from the coronavirus, Gov. He also ordered gyms, churches and hair salons to close in the 30 hardest-hit cou...

Coronavirus outbreak confirmed at NHS Test and Trace Centre in Scotland Coronavirus outbreak confirmed at NHS Test and Trace Centre in Scotland

Ms Sturgeon said all new cases are being looked into and steps taken to trace contacts and break the chains of transmission. Three of these were in the Lanarkshire health board area. "These figures are a sharp reminder that the virus is circulating...

COVID-19 closes Sydney aged care facility COVID-19 closes Sydney aged care facility

She said social distancing remained more important, while NSW Health on Tuesday said it encouraged residents to avoid non-essential travel. Under the new border zone rules, which started Wednesday, students who lived in Robinvale but studied in Mil...

California surpasses NY in COVID-19 cases

Johns Hopkins University data showed Wednesday that California now has about 1,200 more cases than NY. If California were a country, it would rank fifth in the world for total COVID-19 cases behind only the United States, Brazil , India and Russ...

U.S. coronavirus cases far more than reported — CDC U.S. coronavirus cases far more than reported — CDC

The CDC study suggests 642,000 people were infected by April 1 in New York City, while only 53,803 cases were officially reported. Contact tracing is now more hard all over the country while screening outcomes take days, according to the country's ...

New study show immunity drops quickly in mild COVID-19 cases New study show immunity drops quickly in mild COVID-19 cases

Using serum from Covid-19 survivors and purified antibodies, the researchers showed that the hybrid virus was recognized by antibodies very much like a real SARS-CoV-2 virus that came from a Covid-19 patient. This could be due to cross-reactive immun...

More than half of Ontario's new COVID cases aged 39 or younger More than half of Ontario's new COVID cases aged 39 or younger

Health Minister Christine Elliott says just over half of today's cases came from people under the age of 40, similar to new case numbers released on Tuesday. There were 92 newly resolved cases reported today, meaning new cases have outpaced resolved ...

California surpasses NY in confirmed coronavirus cases California surpasses NY in confirmed coronavirus cases

On average last week, 19% of Florida's tests for the virus came back positive, indicating widespread community transmission in the state. "I think it's much better today than it was two weeks ago". NY has eased its lockdown restrictions after manag...

AstraZeneca virus vaccine shows promise in trial AstraZeneca virus vaccine shows promise in trial

Monday's reports show that "each of these vaccines is worth taking all the way through to a Phase III study", Dr. Peter Jay Hotez, a vaccine researcher at the Baylor College of Medicine, tells The New York Times . Both antibodies and T-cells respo...

U.S. orders up to 600M doses of Pfizer, BioNTech COVID vaccine U.S. orders up to 600M doses of Pfizer, BioNTech COVID vaccine

The initiative accelerates the development, production and distribution of tests, treatments and vaccines for the disease which has infected four million people in the USA, killing over 144,000. "If this vaccine prevents disease after one use, we cal...

BC reports 30 new cases of COVID-19, no new deaths BC reports 30 new cases of COVID-19, no new deaths

British Columbia provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry speaks during a news conference in Vancouver on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Health Minister Adrian Dix said the 102 cases over three days, representing an average of 34 cases a day, may not...

AstraZeneca announces that its coronavirus vaccine could be ready in September AstraZeneca announces that its coronavirus vaccine could be ready in September

The vaccine - called ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 - is made from a genetically engineered virus that causes the common cold in chimpanzees. T-cells can eliminated cells that's already infected by the virus. Now, scientists have emphasised the importance of antibo...

'Major breakthrough' in UK Biotech firm Synairgen's COVID-19 drug trial 'Major breakthrough' in UK Biotech firm Synairgen's COVID-19 drug trial

Furthermore, patients receiving SNG001 appeared to be more than twice as likely to have recovered by the end of the treatment period (HR 2.60 [95% CI 0.95-7.07]; p=0.062), although this strong trend did not reach statistical significance. The initial...

Covid 19 coronavirus: Australia's worst virus day since outbreak began Covid 19 coronavirus: Australia's worst virus day since outbreak began

Ms Berejiklian again reminded those who may have been in contact with a positive case about the importance of getting tested and self-isolating. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said if you did a weekly average of coronavirus cases the state was ...

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