New Moderna vaccine data ‘support’ booster shot after 8 months
September 16, 2021
There is still a lot of debate in the medical community about the need for boosters.
Delta variant could drive herd immunity threshold over 80%
August 4, 2021
In addition to driving up case numbers, the Delta variant could also push the threshold to achieve herd immunity higher.
‘A few mutations away’: The threat of a vaccine-proof variant
July 30, 2021
“When we have lots of people infected, we give more chances to the virus to diversify and then adapt to selective pressures.”
Pfizer vaccine protection wanes after 6 months, study finds
July 29, 2021
Strong protection against serious illness and hospitalization remains.
CDC calls for masks in schools, hard-hit areas, even if vaccinated
July 28, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) once again is recommending that some Americans wear masks indoors. The agency has called for masks in K-12 school settings and in areas of the United States experiencing high or substantial SA...
Large remdesivir study finds no COVID-19 survival benefit
July 16, 2021
“There is still uncertainty about the role of remdesivir in treatment for people hospitalized with COVID-19,” said Dr. Ohl.
FDA to warn J&J that vaccine can increase Guillain-Barré risk: Media
July 13, 2021
The agency still calculates the benefit of vaccination with the J&J product continues to outweigh the risk.
Delta variant key to breakthrough infections in vaccinated Israelis
July 8, 2021
“The positive news is that there is 93% prevention against severe disease or mortality.”
Antimicrobial resistance threat continues during COVID-19
July 6, 2021
For some patients, the pandemic and antimicrobial resistance are intertwined.
Almost all U.S. COVID-19 deaths now in the unvaccinated
June 30, 2021
Of more than 18,000 people who died from COVID-19, only about 150 were fully vaccinated. That’s less than 1%.