This is the world’s first human DNA vaccine against Covid-19. Advantages and drawbacks of the vaccine.
Companies and rich nations are creating a deadly Covid-19 vaccine protection racket. Profiteering from vaccine inequity: a crime against humanity?
Herd immunity is a promised land where the virus stopped spreading exponentially because enough people were protected against it. That’s now looking like a fantasy.
An eight-week gap seems to be the sweet spot for tackling the Delta variant.
There is limited data available on how long protection from current Covid-19 vaccine doses lasts and whether an additional booster dose would be beneficial and for whom. Avoid some activities after jabs.
Has the CDC found a link between these heart problems and the Covid-19 vaccine? Should my child still get the vaccine?
The allure of lotteries for many people is simply that the prospect of winning a great prize seems better than passing up the chance.
Take off your masks, the doctor lecturing museum employees told them sarcastically. I want you all to get sick, I’ll earn more money that way. Russians resist pressure.
Safety and immunogenicity of a 3e dose of Sars-CoV-2 vaccine in solid organ transplant recipients.
Vaccinated but feeling sick? If you have symptoms of Covid-19, you should get tested. Even if you are fully vaccinated. Vaccines work but aren’t 100% effective.
Immunity to the coronavirus lasts at least a year, possibly a lifetime, improving over time especially after vaccination. The findings may help put to rest lingering fears that protection against the virus will be short-lived.
Sars-CoV-2 has learned the strength of its costume changes and won’t be easy to put down. But perhaps our next round of vaccines will move us closer to the possibility of one-shot-fits-all.
Vaccines do not just produce antibodies, but also activate a suite of immune responses in the body, including the production of T cells that kill both the virus and infected cells. However, we don’t expect the virus to stay still.
China, Russia and other world powers began shipping vaccines all over the world months before the U.S. But they’ve all run into serious obstacles that leave the U.S. with an opening to become the biggest piece in the global vaccination puzzle.
The FDA is preparing to authorize the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for adolescents between ages 12 and 15 years.
If I’m vaccinated, can I travel freely? If your parents are vaccinated but you’re not, can you see them inside? What if only one of them got both shots? What if one of them is a nurse on a Covid-19 ward?
Giving people the option to sign up for the vaccine they want has its tradeoffs. On the one hand, it could increase overall vaccine uptake. Vaccine shopping can be surprisingly easy.
Je laat je vaccineren om zélf beschermd te zijn, eigenlijk een egoïstisch motief. Deze studie laat zien dat je anderen eveneens beschermt, er is ook een altruïstisch motief.
Envy is the desire for something that someone else has. Experiencing envy does not make you a bad person. It’s natural, and we are wired to have these emotions.
Vaccinate The World! Every vaccine that has made it through Phase III prevents the worst outcome: Death. They all prevent hospitalization, and they all prevent severe disease. Your known risk of dying of Covid-19, or becoming a vector who spreads the virus to others and kills them is much greater than the risk that any of these vaccines will harm you.
An oral Covid-19 vaccine would eliminate several barriers to rapid, wide-scale distribution, potentially enabling people to take the vaccine themselves at home.
The massive drive to roll out Covid-19 vaccines is on. With hundreds of vaccines being developed globally, keep track of the progress here.
A fully vaccinated person – someone who’s been vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last dose – should still take standard precautions like masking and social distancing when in public.
Niet alleen voor de VS en Nederland zou het Janssen-vaccin helpen bij sneller vaccineren.
The Charlotte group’s playbook is a how-to guide in vaccinating thousands of people at a time. Some recommendations!
Vaccines, how they work, how they’re tested and distributed, and where vaccine technology is headed.
Immunizing teenagers is a critical part of slowing the pandemic and reaching herd immunity. But enrolling them in clinical trials poses challenges that are very different than wrangling adults.
Gorsky’s comments were one of the clearest signals that even as the number of vaccinated people rises, the mutability of SARS-CoV-2 means the virus will almost certainly be with us in some form for years to come.
Over the past few weeks in Europe, vaccine certification programs have been building up a head of steam. Launching vaccine passports.
If they say: ” I don’t know what’s in the vaccine – You can say: That’s fair ” Vaccine ingredient lists include a lot of lengthy names only a chemist would recognize. Hesitant? Share this!
The EU has now discovered that their vaccination process lags far behind the US, the UK, and Israel. No wonder. The UK and Israel are closer to the US.
Bij kankerbehandeling is de mRNA-technologie al zeker twintig jaar in zwang. En bovendien: het mRNA bereikt niet zomaar je celkern, waar de kluis van je DNA zich bevindt.
The SARS-CoV-2 spike protein, which allows the virus to break into cells, is a shapeshifter. By making it sit still, scientists uncovered a key to rapidly making coronavirus vaccines.
In een tweekuddensamenleving krijgen veel van de resterende vaccinweigeraars Covid-19.
So kudos and thanks to the science and the scientists who made the vaccine in record time. If only I can figure out when I’m eligible, and where to go to get it.
These breakthroughs will make 2021 better than 2020. How Covid-19 vaccines work, manufacture and distribute them.
We also have a lot of new technologies that were not used in previous vaccine development, which have allowed different kinds of processes to move quickly.
People with a history of significant allergic reactions should not have the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 jab.
Reaching as many people as possible and getting them immunized means understanding the social and cultural context of each country. Vaccinating the World: lessons to be learned.
Although researchers aren’t sure whether a vaccine or the infection itself produces the stronger immune response, one thing is clear: The vaccine is far safer.
Ensure that intellectual property rights, including patents, do not hamper the accessibility or availability of any future Covid-19 vaccine or treatment.
Lipid nanoparticles are the fatty molecular envelopes that help strands of mRNA evade the body’s biological gatekeepers and reach their target cell.
The Covid-19 vaccines progressed so swiftly because they were built using a new platform: gene-based technology that harnesses messenger RNA (mRNA) to essentially instruct the human body to make the vaccine itself.
We know how to work with governments, we know how to work with pharma. Adding value for public health all over the world.
If this is the first safe and effective vaccine to get to market, the vast majority of the world’s population will have almost no access to it.
The vaccine would reduce transmission between people as well as stop symptoms. Life should be back to normal by next winter 2022.
There is a urgent need for a One Health approach that encompasses the health of humans, animals and the planet we share. There is no vaccine for poverty, hunger, climate change or inequality.
Pharmaceutical giant Sinopharm may soon begin offering Covid-19 vaccine appointments to residents in Wuhan and Beijing.
Vaccines mimic the virus, stimulating the immune system to develop antibodies.
What people care about is if this is going to keep them out of the hospital and will it keep them alive. And that’s not even part of this protocol!
While it’s not surprising all eyes are on this vaccine race, Covid-19 isn’t the only disease for which scientists are currently trying to find a vaccine.
Tesla gaat microfabrieken bouwen voor de Duitse vaccinmaker CureVac. Dat heeft topman Elon Musk van de maker van elektrische auto’s op Twitter geschreven na een bezoek aan dat bedrijf.
The best vaccines don’t just prevent a disease; they also prevent the pathogen causing the disease from being transmitted. So why aren’t we focusing more on those?
The annual U.S. flu vaccine campaign has been cast into disarray by Covid-19, with people staying away from pharmacies, schools, offices, hospitals and other places where they typically get their shots. But with fears of a flu surge colliding with the coronavirus pandemic, health authorities are looking at how one vaccine effort can inform the other.
But vaccines are now among the safest medical products in the world thanks to the intense rigor of the clinical trials tracking their safety and effectiveness.
What’s not normal is a bunch of researchers in Boston who have decided to test a DIY coronavirus vaccine on themselves.
Is this virus going to go away? And the answer to that is: No! The virus is already too widespread. The virus is likely here to stay, but eventually, the pandemic will end. A Vaccine Reality Check!
The avoidable suffering and death caused by children missing out on routine immunizations could be far greater than Covid-19 itself
The race for coronavirus vaccines: a graphical guide. Eight ways in which scientists hope to provide immunity to SARS-CoV-2 .
Want dit virus is gloednieuw en we weten nog niet precies hoe ons immuunsysteem erop reageert. Mensen zijn bezorgd dat COVID-19 geen immuniteit genereert en berichten over mensen die voor de tweede keer door het virus geïnfecteerd zouden zijn.
Dat antistoffen snel uit het bloed van ex-covid-patiënten verdwijnen lijkt ook geen goed nieuws voor vaccin-ontwikkelaars. Gaat zo’n vaccin dan wel langdurige bescherming bieden tegen het coronavirus. Volgens Marjolein van Egmond kan je deze onderzoeksresultaten niet één op één vertalen naar vaccins.
Millions of people have watched an online video that recycled discredited health conspiracies into what looked like a slick documentary about the coronavirus and vaccines.