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SARS-CoV-2 Beta variant marginally affects Pfizer vaccination efficacy in fully vaccinated

Researchers from Israel recently evaluated the efficacy of the Pfizer vaccine against the SARS-CoV-2 B.1.351 variant.
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LA officials start working out details on vaccine requirement for city workers

Los Angeles city officials on Wednesday, July 28, began hashing out details of a proposal to require all municipal employees to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or undergo weekly coronavirus testing, while a City Council member introduced a motion calling for a stricter rule that would mandate vaccinations. “The fourth wave is here, and the choice for Angelenos couldn’t be clearer — get vaccinated or get COVID-19,” Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday night. “This urgent need means that if you’re ...
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Community, Coronavirus, Coronavirus vaccine, Government, Health, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LADN


Australia Covid live news update: Scott Morrison announces increase to support payments; NSW records 177 cases as Sydney lockdown extended

NSW records 177 local cases, lockdown extended four weeks; single bubbles now allowed in greater Sydney; those on welfare support now eligible for federal disaster payments, NSW premier says; Victoria records eight local cases overnight, and a new local, non-quarantined case today. Follow all the day’s newsFull Story podcast: Can NSW contain the Delta outbreak?Vaccination rates for workers in home aged care as low as 5%, but ‘not a focus’ for governmentBuilders plea for home renovations to be in...
Tags: Health, Australia, World news, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Pfizer, Scott Morrison, NRL


Immunity to SARS-CoV-2 in renal transplant and dialysis patients using Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines

A study analyzes the immune responses of medical personnel, as well as immunocompromised DP and immunosuppressed KTR patients.
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Australia Covid live news update: NSW records 177 cases as Gladys Berejiklian confirms Sydney lockdown extended four weeks; eight cases in Victoria

NSW records 177 local cases, lockdown extended four weeks; those on welfare support now eligible for federal disaster payments, NSW premier says; Queensland’s border remains closed to Victoria and SA; Victoria records eight local cases overnight. Follow all the day’s newsFull Story podcast: Can NSW contain the Delta outbreak?Vaccination rates for workers in home aged care as low as 5%, but ‘not a focus’ for governmentBuilders plea for home renovations to be included in financial support packages...
Tags: Health, Science, Australia, World news, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Pfizer, Scott Morrison, Lga, NSW, Vic


CDC: The coronavirus could be 'just a few mutations' away from evading vaccines

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The coronavirus is "just a few mutations potentially away" from evading current COVID-19 vaccines, the CDC said. Coronavirus cases have been surging in the US, fueled by the highly transmissible Delta variant. The more transmission, the more opportunity for the virus to replicate and gain dangerous mutations. See more stories on Insider's business page. The coronavirus could be just a few mutations away from evading existing ...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, News, Cdc, India, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Delta, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Vaccine, University of Cambridge, Pennsylvania State University, Burlington Vermont


How SARS-CoV-2 vaccination symptoms differ from early COVID-19 symptoms

A new study published on the preprint server medRxiv* presents an analysis of the differences between recorded vaccination side effects vs. early COVID-19 symptoms. The researchers focused on four vaccines, namely, Pfizer-BioNTech (PB) mRNA (BNT162b2) vaccine, based on messenger ribonucleic acid encoding the viral spike protein; the Moderna mRNA (mRNA-1273) vaccine; the Oxford-AstraZeneca (O-AZ) adenovirus-vectored vaccine; and the Janssen adenovirus-vectored Ad26.COV2.S).
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Australia Covid live update: Gladys Berejiklian confirms 145 new local cases in NSW; Queensland records one new local case; Victoria records 11

NSW records 145 local Covid-19 cases overnight; Josh Frydenberg gives jobkeeper update; Queensland records new local case; Victoria records 11 new local cases, all in isolation. Follow the latest updatesSydney Covid crisis could take months to recedeRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; SA; WA and NT; border restrictionsHotspots: NSW map; Vic list; Qld; WAVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 2.21am BST NSW chief health officer Kerry Chant says it’s distressin...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Adelaide, Astrazeneca, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Pfizer


Africa partners with the US and Europe to reach vaccination goals

Avat has secured a donation of several hundred million doses of Covid-19 drugs from the United States, 25-million of which will begin to be rolled out by the end of this week The post Africa partners with the US and Europe to reach vaccination goals appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Europe, Africa, US, United States, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccines, Aspen, African Union, Johnson & Johnson, Strive Masiyiwa, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Africa CDC, Biovac


Meet the startups tackling youth mental health

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:We rounded up 6 startups tackling mental and behavioral health for kids and young adults;Meet the 11 newly minted healthcare unicorns of 2021;Why companies that make apps and video games could be prime takeover targets for telehealth firms.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @lydiaramsey125. Let's get to it... Sprout Th...
Tags: Video Games, Washington Post, Trends, Mental Health, Healthcare, Delta, Pfizer, Getty, Unicorns, Aba, VCs, Cb Insights, Johnson Johnson, Newsletters, Akili, Telehealth


First dose of Pfizer-BioNTech or Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines has strong protective effect against COVID-19 in older adults

A new study estimates vaccine effectiveness against COVID-19 mortality in England using the RDD approach.
Tags: Health, England, Pfizer, Oxford AstraZeneca


Fauci says fully vaccinated people 'might want to consider' wearing a mask indoors as a precaution against the Delta variant

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, adjusts a face mask. AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool Fully vaccinated Americans may "want to consider" masks indoors, Dr. Fauci said. Fauci said the Delta variant had an "extraordinary capability of transmitting from person to person." More fully vaccinated Americans are catching COVID-19, albeit with milder, or no, symptoms. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the US' t...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Healthcare, Delta, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Vaccine, Las Vegas, Mask, Anthony Fauci


Analysis: Necessary or not, covid booster shots are probably on the horizon

The drugmaker Pfizer recently announced that vaccinated people are likely to need a booster shot to be effectively protected against new variants of covid-19 and that the company would apply for Food and Drug Administration emergency use authorization for the shot.
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Australia Covid live news: NSW provides update as 110 local cases recorded; Victoria records 22 new cases; lockdowns continue

NSW records 110 local cases; Pfizer won’t be brought forward for under-40s; Victoria records 22 local cases overnight; SA reported to have one new case; no local cases in QueenslandCoalition pressured to expand disaster payments as 1 million locked down Australians excludedParts of regional NSW enter seven-day Covid lockdown as premier vows to restart Sydney constructionRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; WA, NT and SAHotspots: NSW map; Vic list; Qld; WAVaccine rollout tracker 2.24am BST Gladys Ber...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Pfizer, Melbourne, South Australia, Vic, Gladys Berejiklian, Rural Australia, Dominic Perrottet, Coronavirus


UK children will not be offered Covid jab unless vulnerable

Sajid Javid accepts JCVI advice that jab should only be offered to clinically at-risk children over age of 12 Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageChildren in the UK will get a Covid vaccine only if they are over 12 and extremely vulnerable, or live with someone at risk, as scientists raised concerns about inflammation around the heart linked to the Pfizer jab.Sajid Javid, the health secretary, said he accepted the advice of scientific advisers that only children over 12 w...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, England, Children, Society, UK News, Health policy, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Sajid Javid, JCVI, Coronavirus


SARS-CoV-2 B.1.617 mutations L452 and E484Q do not work together to evade antibodies

A short report recently published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases demonstrates how spike mutations L452R and E484Q found in the variant B.1.617.1 of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) each confer modestly diminished sensitivity to Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT162b2) mRNA vaccine-elicited antibodies – with combined mutations having a similar impact as either one of them alone.
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Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines establish recall responses to reinfection

Researchers in the United States have conducted a study showing that the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines developed by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna generate a coordinated adaptive immune response that is capable of eliciting recall responses to future infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).
Tags: Health, United States, Pfizer, Moderna, Pfizer BioNTech


Australia Covid live news update: 98 cases in NSW announced by Gladys Berejiklian; Victoria records 13 new coronavirus cases

NSW records 98 local cases overnight, with 24 patients now in intensive care; Victorian cases hit construction industry; 1m Pfizer vaccine doses arrive in Australia. Follow the latest updates liveGladys Berejiklian relaxes south-west Sydney rules on workersAustralians believe states managing Covid pandemic better than Canberra, study findsNSW hotspots; NSW restrictionsVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; 2.32am BST Obviously, the next question for Chant is: “When will children get vaccinated?”Cha...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, Delta, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Pfizer, Melbourne, Canberra, Daniel Andrews


X-ray tech who died after second COVID-19 vaccine killed by heart disease, coroner says

The X-ray technologist who died four days after his second COVID-19 shot was felled by heart disease, the Orange County Coroner has concluded. Rochelle Zook with her sons Jared, left, and Kyle, hold a memory blanket given to her after her husband Tim’s death in January. (Photo by Mindy Schauer, Orange County Register/SCNG) Tim Zook, 60, worked at South Coast Global Medical Center in Santa Ana and proudly displayed the Band-Aid after his last Pfizer jab on Jan. 5. He began to feel ill a few ...
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Bolsonaro Can’t Stop Hiccuping

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the Meltman of fascism, is not only a global health threat thanks to his administration’s disastrous handling of the novel coronavirus pandemic, but has run into a few health issues of his own.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Pfizer, Mayo Clinic, Hiccup, Flavio, Jair Bolsonaro, Contemporary history, Branches Of Biology, Covid 19 Pandemic, Health Medical Pharma, Presidents Of Brazil, Conservatism In Brazil, Mark V Lawson, Covaxin Vaccine, Jair Bolsonaro the Meltman


8 fully vaccinated healthcare workers caught COVID-19 at a Vegas pool party. At least 7 caught the Delta variant, a report said.

Las Vegas Westend61/Getty Images Eight fully-vaccinated health workers caught COVID-19 at a Las Vegas pool party. They all got symptoms similar to allergies or the common cold, per the Las Vegas Review Journal. At least seven of them caught the highly infectious Delta variant, the report said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Eleven healthcare workers caught COVID-19 at a pool party in Las Vegas - and eight of them were fully-vaccinated.At least 10 of the 11 people caught t...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Healthcare, Delta, Pfizer, Las Vegas, Nevada, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Las Vegas Review Journal, KTNV, Review Journal


Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb warns of a Delta-driven virus peak at the end of September

FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb Reuters Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb warned of a COVID-19 peak at the end of September. The Delta variant would drive up cases over the next few months, he said. "The worst is yet to come," Gottlieb told Squawk Box on Wednesday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former head at the Food and Drug Administration, warned Wednesday that a Delta variant-fueled pandemic peak could hit the US in September. Gottlieb told Squawk ...
Tags: Health, Science, News, US, Trends, Healthcare, Delta, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Squawk Box, Gottlieb, Scott Gottlieb, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention This, Coronavirus


Covid-19 vaccinations: How are the provinces doing?

South Africa’s vaccine roll-out is happening – slowly. Only 3% of eligible adults have been fully vaccinated. KwaZulu-Natal is leading the pack with the Eastern Cape hot on its heels The post Covid-19 vaccinations: How are the provinces doing? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, South Africa, Pfizer, Kwazulu Natal, Openaccess, Eastern Cape, Johnson & Johnson, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine, Covid-19 vaccines


Pfizer aims to implement boosters and a new vaccine based on SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant

The drugmaker Pfizer, one of the companies behind the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, or BNT162b2, awaits the green light to develop a COVID-19 booster shot that can protect against emerging variants. Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine has been shown to be 95% effective in an ongoing large-scale clinical trial against the original SARS-CoV-2 strain.
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Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine effective and safe for use among cancer patients

Researchers in Israel have conducted a study showing that the use of Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine appears to be safe and effective among patients with cancer.
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All the differences between COVID-19 vaccines, summarized in a simple table

A physician injects someone with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. MediaNews Group/Boston Herald via Getty Images COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and AstraZeneca all have unique features. They vary in effectiveness, side effects, dosage, and ages approved for the shots. Here is a table that compares them all. Scroll down to view it. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Coronavirus vaccines are the world's escape route out of a pandemic...
Tags: Health, UK, US, Trends, Healthcare, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccines, Johnson Johnson, MediaNews Group Boston Herald, Moderna Pfizer, BI Graphics, Moderna COVID, Moderna Johnson Johnson, Sawyer Click, AstraZeneca Oxford University


Australia Covid live update: Morrison doesn’t rule out further financial support as NSW records 44 new coronavirus cases

Premier Gladys Berejiklian says 29 of the new cases were infectious in the community as new restrictions announced for Sydney; state and territory leaders meet with PM to discuss the vaccine rollout. Follow latest updatesNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld restrictions; Qld hotspotsLatest Sydney lockdown restrictions explainedWhat happens if you’re diagnosed with Covid in Australia?Download the free Guardian app; Get our morning email briefing 8.22am BST Waiting for a Pfizer shot? You might ...
Tags: Health, Australia, US, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Scott Morrison, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Darwin, Morrison, Sunshine Coast, Alice Springs


Australia Covid live update: Morrison holds press conference after today’s national cabinet meeting; NSW records 44 new coronavirus cases

Premier Gladys Berejiklian says 29 of the new cases were infectious in the community as new restrictions announced for Sydney; state and territory leaders meet with PM to discuss the vaccine rollout. Follow latest updatesNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld restrictions; Qld hotspotsLatest Sydney lockdown restrictions explainedWhat happens if you’re diagnosed with Covid in Australia?Download the free Guardian app; Get our morning email briefing 6.24am BST Morrison says the Doherty Institute i...
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How well is Pfizer’s Covid jab working in SA? We break down some of the data

Discovery Health, Ryan Noach, Covid-19, South Africa (country), third wave, vaccine roll-out, Pfizer vaccine, vaccine efficacy, Delta variant, data analysis, medical aid The post How well is Pfizer’s Covid jab working in SA? We break down some of the data appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, South Africa, Pfizer, Data Analysis, Openaccess, Top Six, Third Wave, Discovery Health, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Medical Aid, Pfizer Vaccine, Ryan Noach, Vaccine Roll-out, Vaccine Efficacy


Australia Covid live update: new lockdown rules as NSW records 44 new coronavirus cases; close contacts double to 14,000

Premier Gladys Berejiklian says 29 of the new cases were infectious in the community as new restrictions announced for Sydney; state and territory leaders will meet with PM to discuss the vaccine rollout. Follow latest updatesNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld restrictions; Qld hotspotsLatest Sydney lockdown restrictions explainedWhat happens if you’re diagnosed with Covid in Australia?Download the free Guardian app; Get our morning email briefing 5.23am BST New Zealanders hoping to be repa...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Scott Morrison, Nz, Annastacia Palaszczuk, NSW, Gladys Berejiklian, Hipkins



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