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Study suggests GILZ protein as a promising anti-hepatic fibrosis drug target

Scientists from Russia and Italy studied a new axis of the pathway that prevents the development of liver fibrosis. The role of GILZ protein in curbing the disease progression was shown in a study using mice models and confirmed by clinical data.
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Coronavirus live news: UK expert urges patience as many still unvaccinated; Netherlands delays lockdown easing

Australians trying to return home from India could face fine or jail; Indian government ignored warnings on variant, scientists sayTravellers in England to get one-week notice of overseas rule easing Canberra condemned over decision for Australians returning from IndiaUK’s south Asian communities worst-hit in Covid second wave - study See all our coronavirus coverage 1.25pm BST Turkish police have detained more than 200 people attending May Day marches amid a coronavirus-related curfew, Reut...
Tags: Health, UK, England, Russia, India, Society, World news, Netherlands, Vaccines and immunisation, Canberra, Istanbul, Reuters, Reddy, Taksim Square, Labs Ltd, Coronavirus


Degree of life satisfaction among young people is associated with collectivism

An international group of scientists from Italy, the USA, China and Russia have studied the relationship between collectivism, individualism and life satisfaction among young people aged 18-25 in four countries.
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LAUSD’S outgoing superintendent offers to ‘be around’ to help with transition

LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner holds a press conference at Willow Elementary School in South Gate on Thursday, April 22, 2021 after welcoming back students. Beutner said this week he will not renew his contract when it ends in June. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner holds a press conference at Willow Elementary School in South Gate on Thursday, April 22, 2021 after welcoming back students. Beutner said this week he will not re...
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Sputnik V, Covishield, Covaxin: What we know about India's Covid-19 vaccines

Russia's Sputnik V is deemed to be safe and works in a way similar to the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab.
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Russia demanded 200,000 Sputnik V vaccines back after officials in Europe questioned the quality of the shot

Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Sputnik vaccine. Left: Aleksey Nikolskyi/AP; Right: Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters Russia has demanded Slovakia hand back 200,000 doses of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine. It followed Slovakia questioning the quality of the shots and saying they were not the same as those tested in trials. The Russia Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) accused Slovakia of an "act of sabotage." See more stories on Insider's business page. Russia and Slovakia are arguing over t...
Tags: Health, Europe, Politics, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Trends, Eu, Hungary, Healthcare, Astrazeneca, Vaccine, Slovakia, Oxford University, Lancet, EMA, European Medicines Agency EMA


German minister defies EU by saying he wants Russia to supply Sputnik vaccine

Berlin could act independently of EU but would require regulator’s approval of Covid jabCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGermany’s health minister has said he wants to hold talks with Moscow about obtaining supplies of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V, in an effort to boost the country’s inoculation campaign.Jens Spahn said Germany would have no hesitation in acting independently of the EU, indicating his frustration over the bloc’s refusal to engage with the Russian jab’...
Tags: Health, Europe, Germany, Russia, Berlin, Eu, World news, Moscow, Vaccines and immunisation, Jens Spahn, Coronavirus, European Medicines Agency EMA Continue


Germany seeks talks with Russia over Sputnik Covid vaccine

Berlin could act independently of EU but would require regulator’s approval of jabCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGermany’s health minister has said he wants to hold talks with Moscow about obtaining supplies of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V, in an effort to boost the country’s inoculation campaign.Jens Spahn said Germany would have no hesitation in acting independently of the EU, indicating his frustration over the bloc’s refusal to engage with the Russian jab’s manu...
Tags: Health, Europe, Germany, Russia, Berlin, Eu, World news, Moscow, Vaccines and immunisation, Jens Spahn, Coronavirus, European Medicines Agency EMA Continue


How Europe botched its vaccine rollout through shortages, stalled negotiations with drugmakers, and confusing health advice, forcing itself back into damaging lockdowns

A man is having body temperature checked on the entrance to Krakow University Hospital on the first day of teachers' Covid-19 vaccination programme. Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images The EU will struggle to hit its target of vaccinating 70% of people by summer. Less than 10% of people in Germany, France, and Italy have had their first COVID-19 shot. Slow negotiations with drugmakers, shortages, and confusing public health messages have contributed. See more stories on Insider'...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK, Australia, France, China, Germany, Angela Merkel, Russia, Israel, US, Trends, Eu, Bloomberg, Hungary, Italy


'I am begging you, get the vaccine': pockets of fear emerge in Serbia

Mistrust is rife in country EU has said is launchpad for Russian disinformation and where mass vaccinations were mandatory in cold war-eraCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSerbia’s most famous citizen, the tennis champion Novak Djokovic, has been vocally cautious about vaccines. A government adviser on the pandemic told media last March that Covid-19 “exists only on Facebook”. When cases of measles spiked three years ago, authorities blamed the influence of a powerful a...
Tags: Health, Europe, Germany, Russia, Eu, Society, World news, Canada, Serbia, Novak Djokovic, Vaccines and immunisation, Balkans, Coronavirus


Researchers create edible food films for packaging a variety of food products

An international group of scientists from India and Russia has created edible food films for packaging fruits, vegetables, poultry, meat, and seafood. Films consist of natural ingredients, they are safe for health and the environment.
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Why home-produced Covid vaccine hasn't helped India, Russia and China rollouts

Challenge of reaching vast, far-flung populations is combined with a lack of public interestCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe day India started coronavirus vaccinations, Amit Mehra’s name was on the priority list. But he never made an appointment. “I’m not inclined to get vaccinated just because it’s available,” says the 47-year-old Delhi hospital worker.Two and a half thousand miles away, strolling past a popup inoculation centre near Red Square in Moscow, Magomed ...
Tags: Health, China, Russia, India, World news, Asia Pacific, South and Central Asia, Vaccines and immunisation, Delhi, Red Square, India Russia, Coronavirus, Amit Mehra, Moscow Magomed Zurabov


Coronavirus live news: UK businesses sign up for rapid testing scheme, surge in Philippines infections

Day of reflection to be held a year after UK’s Covid lockdown beganTake things slowly as lockdown ends to avoid ‘re-entry’ syndromeSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.23am GMT Australia has recorded first local Covid-19 case in more than two weeks after a doctor tested positive for the coronavirus, triggering restrictions in area hospitals and urgent contact tracing of her patients. Annastacia Palaszczuk, the Queensland state premier, said the unnamed doctor last week treated two patients who...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Russia, Society, UK News, World news, Philippines, Queensland, Moscow, Vaccines and immunisation, Reuters, Coronavirus


The Latest: Michigan makes homeless people vaccine-eligible

By The Associated Press DETROIT — People who are homeless will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccines in Michigan starting Monday. Health officials say it’s a critical step in curbing infections and making sure vulnerable populations have access. “Our vulnerable populations are high priority for us right now,” Ingham County Health Officer Linda Vail said, according to the Lansing State Journal. “This opens the door to make sure that population is also vaccinated and we don’t continue to have outbreak...
Tags: Health, Europe, Business, Florida, London, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Russia, India, Israel, Uncategorized, Sport, European Union, Cyprus, Joe Biden, Ap


The Latest: First US J&J vaccine doses shipping Sunday night

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Nearly 4 million doses of the newest COVID-19 vaccine will be shipped Sunday night, and will begin to be delivered to states for injections starting on Tuesday. White House COVID-19 coordinator Jeff Zients announced that the entire stockpile of the newly approved single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will go out immediately. J&J will deliver about 16 million more doses by the end of March and 100 million total by the end of June. Though the new shot is easier...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Europe, Utah, Business, England, Cdc, Washington, France, White House, China, Germany, Iraq, Russia, Berlin, Africa


The Latest: US panel endorses 3rd vaccine option from J&J

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — A U.S. advisory panel has endorsed the new one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson as a third option to bolster the national effort against the coronavirus pandemic. Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted overwhelmingly to recommend the vaccine for adults 18 years old and up. The ruling followed emergency clearance of the vaccine by U.S. regulators a day earlier. Members of the group emphasized that all three vaccines now av...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Europe, Utah, Business, England, Cdc, Washington, France, China, Germany, Iraq, Russia, Berlin, Africa, Uncategorized


The Latest: Utah cancels vaccine dates for thousands

By The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — Utah is canceling about 7,200 coronavirus vaccine appointments after an error in the state health department’s registration website allowed people without qualifying conditions to register for the shots. Department spokesman Tom Hudachko said in a statement that the error allowed residents who are not 65 or older or who don’t have an underlying medical condition to sign up. The Salt Lake Tribune reported Sunday those appointments are being canceled. Peopl...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Europe, Utah, Business, England, Washington, France, China, Germany, Iraq, Russia, Berlin, Africa, Uncategorized, US


The Latest: Brazil’s capital returns to COVID-19 lockdown

By The Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s capital has entered a two-week lockdown, joining several states in adopting measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 as intensive care beds begin to fill in some important cities. At least eight Brazilian states adopted curfews over the past week due to the rise in cases and deaths from COVID-19. Thursday was Brazil’s deadliest day since the beginning of the pandemic, with 1,541 deaths confirmed from the virus. So far 254,000 people have died ov...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Europe, Business, England, Milan, London, Washington, France, China, Germany, Iraq, Russia, Berlin, Africa, Uncategorized


AG nominee Garland vows Capitol riot will be top priority

By MICHAEL BALSAMO, ERIC TUCKER and MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden’s attorney general nominee, vowed Monday to prioritize combating extremist violence and said his first focus would be on the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol as he sought to assure lawmakers that the Justice Department would remain politically independent on his watch. A federal appeals court judge who was snubbed by Republicans for a seat on the Supreme Court in 2016, Garland appeared ...
Tags: Health, Politics, News, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, Russia, America, Sport, Joe Biden, Fbi, Soccer, Gop, United States, Mitch McConnell, Cia


The Latest: Biden to mark 500,000 lives lost with ceremony

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON __ President Joe Biden will mark the U.S. crossing 500,000 lives lost from COVID-19 with a moment of silence and candle lighting ceremony at the White House. The nation is expected to pass the grim milestone on Monday, just over a year after the first confirmed U.S. fatality due to the novel coronavirus. The White House said Biden will deliver remarks at sunset to honor those who lost their lives. He will be joined by first lady Jill Biden and Vice President Ka...
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The Latest: New Zealand to remove restrictions from Auckland

By The Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand will remove remaining coronavirus restrictions from Auckland on Monday after an outbreak discovered in the largest city fades away. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said more than 72,000 tests had found no evidence the virus was spreading in the community. Auckland was placed into a three-day lockdown this month after a mother, father and daughter tested positive. Another five contacts later tested positive. After the lockdown ended, Auc...
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The Latest: California coronavirus death toll tops 49,000

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — California’s death toll during the coronavirus pandemic has topped 49,000, even as the rates of new infections and hospitalizations continue to plummet across the state. California reported another 408 deaths Sunday, bringing the total since the outbreak began to 49,105 — the highest in the nation. Health officials said Sunday that the number of patients in California hospitals with COVID-19 has slipped below 7,000, a drop of more than a third over two weeks...
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The Latest: California coronavirus death toll tops 9,000

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — California’s death toll during the coronavirus pandemic has topped 49,000, even as the rates of new infections and hospitalizations continue to plummet across the state. California reported another 408 deaths Sunday, bringing the total since the outbreak began to 49,105 — the highest in the nation. Health officials said Sunday that the number of patients in California hospitals with COVID-19 has slipped below 7,000, a drop of more than a third over two weeks...
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The Latest: Grieving Italians mark a COVID-19 anniversary

By The Associated Press CODOGNO, Italy — Italians are marking one year since their country was shocked to discover it had the first known locally transmitted COVID-19 case in the West. With church services Sunday and wreath-laying ceremonies, including in small northern towns which were the first to be hard-hit by the pandemic, citizens paid tribute to the dead. Italy has a confirmed death toll from the virus of 95,500. While the first wave of infections largely engulfed Lombardy and other north...
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The Latest: Texas reports 227 more confirmed COVID-19 deaths

By The Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — The number of deaths in Texas due to the illness caused by the coronavirus increased by more than 200 on Saturday while the number of people hospitalized with the virus declined, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. There were an additional 227 COVID-19 deaths, more than 4,900 new cases and 7,535 hospitalizations, a decline of 222 people hospitalized, the department reported. Texas has had more than 2.5 million coronavirus cases sinc...
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The Latest: Israel to issue badges as proof of vaccination

By The Associated Press JERUSALEM — Israel unveiled a plan on Saturday to allow people who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus to attend cultural events, fly abroad and go to health clubs and restaurants. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the plan at a news conference on Saturday night, saying those who have been vaccinated will be able to download the “green badge” in the coming days. “The green badge is gradually opening up the country,” Netanyahu said. Israel has conducted ...
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Bird flu: humans infected with H5N8 strain for first time in Russia

Seven poultry workers found to be infected, but no evidence of transmission between humansA H5N8 strain of bird flu has been detected in humans for the first time, among seven workers who were infected at a Russian poultry plant in December.There is no evidence of the strain being transmitted between humans, but Russia has reported the transmission to the World Health Organization. Continue reading...
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Israel said to have used Covid vaccines as bargaining tool in Syria prisoner swap

Russia mediated deal in which Israeli woman was exchanged for two Syrian shepherdsIsrael secured coronavirus vaccines for the Syrian regime as part of a Russian-mediated prisoner swap agreed this week, according to an Israeli source and local media reports.The source, who requested anonymity, did not state the number of vaccines, or whether they were from Israel’s own supply. Barak Ravid, an Israeli reporter, wrote on Twitter that the country had paid Russia $1.2m (£850,000) for its Sputnik V va...
Tags: Health, Russia, Israel, World news, Syria, Middle East and North Africa, Vaccines and immunisation, Benjamin Netanyahu, The Times of Israel, Barak Ravid, Coronavirus


The Latest: Auckland, New Zealand begins 3-day lockdown

By The Associated Press NEW ZEALAND — New Zealand’s largest city of Auckland has begun a three-day lockdown following the discovery of three unexplained coronavirus cases in the community. Health officials say the cases are of the more contagious variant first found in Britain and that genome testing hadn’t linked them to any previous known cases. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the lockdown after an urgent meeting with other top lawmakers in the Cabinet. She says they decided to take a ...
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The Latest: COVID cases fall in California, but deaths high

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The rates of new coronavirus infections and hospitalizations continue to fall across California, but the state’s death toll remains persistently high. California on Sunday reported another 408 deaths, bringing the total since the outbreak began to more than 46,840 — the highest in the nation. Despite the grim death count, health officials are confident that California is emerging from its worst surge of the pandemic. The number of patients in hospitals with ...
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