EMA Committee Gives Authorization for Use of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine in Adolescents

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CAMBRIDGE – Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA), a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, today announced that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion recommending marketing authorization for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine (Spikevax) to include adolescents 12 years of age and older. Spikevax is the trade name authorized by …

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION ABOUT JANSSEN

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New York – The Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine is an unapproved vaccine that may prevent COVID-19. There is no FDA-approved vaccine to prevent COVID-19. The FDA has authorized the emergency use of the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine to prevent COVID-19 in individuals 18 years of age and older under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION WHAT SHOULD YOU MENTION TO …

J&J vax less effective against Delta variant

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New York – A new study, published without peer review in bioRxiv, shows that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is much less effective than its Moderna or Pfizer at protecting against the COVID-19 Delta variant, the most contagious variant yet that is now responsible for 83 percent. It said that both mRNA vaccines were significantly better at neutralizing Delta than …

Blood thinners may cut death in Covid patients

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Toronto – A study, led by investigators at St Michael’s Hospital in Canada, shows administering a full dose of a standard blood thinner early to moderately ill hospitalised patients with Covid-19 could halt the formation of blood clots and reduce the risk of severe disease and death. These investigators and the University of Vermont in the US, showed that heparin …

Common Covid antibiotic not much effective

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New York – A new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, has found antibiotic azithromycin was no more effective than a placebo in preventing symptoms of Covid-19 among non-hospitalised patients. Azithromycin, a broad-spectrum antibiotic, is widely prescribed as a treatment for COVID-19 in the US and the rest of the world. Lead author Catherine E. Olde …

What do we know about inhaled Covid vax?

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New York – A study, published in the journal Science Advances, showed an experimental single-dose, intranasal Covid-19 vaccine, that uses harmless parainfluenza virus 5 (PIV5) – has shown potential for full protection in mice against infectious disease. It is done to deliver the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein into cells where it prompts an immune response that protects against Covid-19 infection. Paul …

Pfizer, Moderna jabs & heart inflammations

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Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has found very rare cases of heart inflammation following vaccination with the mRNA Covid-19 vaccines such as Pfizer and Moderna but the benefits still outweigh the risks. WHO’s Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety (GACVS) said cases of myocarditis and pericarditis had been reported in the US and several other countries. WHO said …

All about human genome editing technology

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Geneva – While human genome editing technology has opened the doors for treating rare diseases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued recommendations with an emphasis on safety, effectiveness, and ethics. WHO Director General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: “Human genome editing has the potential to advance our ability to treat and cure disease, but the full impact will only be …

Flu jab may reduce rick of stroke, blood clot

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New York – Researchers from the University of Miami in Florida, US have said annual flu shot may reduce the risk of stroke, sepsis and blood clots in patients with Covid-19. Also they were also less likely to visit the emergency department and be admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). The study was presented at the ongoing European Congress …

Russia develops system to detect antibodies in animal blood serum

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Moscow – TASS news agency reports that Russia has developed a test system for identifying Covid-19 virus’ antibodies in animal blood serum, according to the country’s Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Control. It said: “Only specific antibodies generated in the animal body against SARS-CoV-2 virus are trapped in the course of blood serum testing. The Federal Centre for Animal …