Friday, January 28, 2022

Coronavirus

World Reviving COVID-19 Prevention Efforts Amid New Variant Omicron’s Spread; Travel Bans

Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, says the new Omicron variant of COVID-19 might prompt a return to stringent COVID measures if not a sufficient number of people get inoculated or boosted. Cases of the new...

US FDA will Decide “within weeks” on Merck’s “molnupiravir” COVID-19 Pill Authorization

A team of infectious disease advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will look at outcomes of Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics’ clinical trial and decide whether to recommend Emergency-Use-Authorization (EUA) for molnupiravir pill to treat early-stage coronavirus...

Kamala Harris Announces 1.5 Billion Dollars Investment in Healthcare For Undeserved Community

On Monday, Kamala Devi Harris, the Vice President of the United States of America, declared that the President Joe Biden government is investing 1.5 Bn dollars from the COVID-19 relief package to address the healthcare employee’s shortage in underscored...

Surgeon General Dr. Murthy Says Blocking COVID-19 Jab Mandates Would Be a “Setback for Public Health”

On Sunday, the Surgeon General of the U.S. under President Joe Biden said if courts continue to block President Joe Biden’s administration’s attempts to compel large businesses soon to require coronavirus vaccination or undergo COVID-19 testing on a weekly...

AstraZeneca to Make Profits from its Coronavirus Vaccine

AstraZeneca plc, a British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology firm has begun to move away from providing its coronavirus vaccine to nations on a not-for-profit basis as the world learns to live with the lethal virus. Instead, the pharmaceutical giant...

Austrian Chancellor Says Lock-Down for the Uninoculated is Days Away

On Thursday, Austria’s chancellor accentuated threats of lock-down measures for uninoculated residents, as new COVID-19 infections in the Alpine country are rising. The nation’s worst-affected province stated it made a plan to take that step coming week. The Upper Austrian...

WHO COVID-19 Report Shows Europe COVID Cases, Deaths Continue to Rise

The World Health Organization (WHO) said in its ‘weekly epidemiological update on COVID-19’ that Europe is leading worldwide in number of new COVID-19 infections and fatalities from the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19. During the week ending Nov. 7, a slight increase,...

White House Tells US Companies to Move Forward with Jab Mandate

The legal fight over President Joe Biden administration’s COVID-19 immunization or testing requirements for private companies is falling along the United States’ sharp political fault lines, with GOP-led states, conservative legal groups, and sympathetic workers grouping most powerfully to...

Germany’s Health Minister Seeks for Booster Doses to Everyone as Infections Rise

Jens Georg Spahn, Germany’s Health Minister, called 5th November for coronavirus vaccine booster doses for anyone who was fully immunized at least 6-months before, as the country experiences the fourth wave of COVID-19 infections. Spahn said that the fourth...

White House Releases New COVID Jab Rules for Large US Businesses

On Thursday, the White House issued new coronavirus immunization rules for United States businesses with hundred or more workers, requiring that their employees be fully protected against the COVID-19 by the Fourth of January or go under testing every...

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Moderna Starts Mid-Stage Study for Omicron-Based COVID-19 Vaccine

On Wednesday, Moderna said it had begun mid-stage research, testing a booster dose of its coronavirus jab specifically considered...