COVID-19 antibody drug likely works against Omicron, companies say
December 2, 2021
The preliminary findings haven’t yet been peer-reviewed.
Moderna warns of material drop in vaccine efficacy against Omicron
December 1, 2021
“There is no world, I think, where [the effectiveness] is the same level … we had with Delta.”
Unvaccinated people 20 times more likely to die from COVID: Texas study
November 10, 2021
“The COVID-19 vaccines are doing an excellent job of protecting people from getting sick and from dying from COVID-19.”
COVID-19 vaccines provide 5 times the protection of natural immunity, CDC study says
November 2, 2021
“We now have additional evidence that reaffirms the importance of COVID-19 vaccines, even if you have had prior infection.”
Unvaccinated people likely to catch COVID repeatedly
October 26, 2021
“Reinfection can reasonably happen in three months or less.”
Merck seeks FDA authorization for antiviral COVID-19 pill
October 11, 2021
If the FDA grants authorization, the drug would be the first oral antiviral treatment for COVID-19.
New York’s largest health care provider fires 1,400 unvaccinated employees
October 6, 2021
A few thousand Northwell employees got vaccinated as the deadline approached.
Pfizer COVID vaccine antibodies may disappear in 7 months, study says
October 4, 2021
“Our study shows vaccination with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine induces high levels of neutralizing antibodies against the original vaccine strain, but these levels drop by nearly 10-fold by 7 months.”
WHO tracking new COVID-19 variant called Mu
September 2, 2021
The World Health Organization is tracking a new COVID-19 variant called Mu, which could be able to evade the immunity provided by the vaccines and prior infections.The variant, also kn...
Latest data show increase in breakthrough COVID-19 cases
August 18, 2021
“Remember when the early vaccine studies came out, it was like nobody gets hospitalized, nobody dies. ... That clearly is not true.”