CureVac’s COVID-19 Vaccine Failed in Preliminary Trial Results

CureVac’s COVID-19 Vaccine Failed in Preliminary Trial Results

A coronavirus vaccine manufactured by German company CureVac was only 47 per cent effective in interim results, the company announced Wednesday, a major setback that was due largely to the difficulties posed by new variants. The company’s 40,000 person trial was conducted in 10 countries in Latin America and Europe, where “at least” 13 different […]

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 Covid Australia: Vaccine Advisors Recommend Astra Zeneca Vaccine Only Be Given to Over-60s

Covid Australia: Vaccine Advisors Recommend Astra Zeneca Vaccine Only Be Given to Over-60s

Australia will only give the AstraZeneca vaccine to over-60s after fears of blood clots stopped thousands from getting the jab. Health Minister Greg Hunt announced the major change to Australia’s vaccine rollout after receiving updated expert advice on Thursday. The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation advised the age limit for the Oxford University-developed vaccine to be […]

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 Community Pharmacy Can Play a ‘Key Clinical Role’ In Delivery of COVID-19 Vaccinations

Community Pharmacy Can Play a ‘Key Clinical Role’ In Delivery of COVID-19 Vaccinations

New research published in BMJ Open shows that community pharmacy could play a ‘key clinical role’ in the future role of COVID-19 vaccination programmes, according to a study led by Aston University in Birmingham, UK, in collaboration with the UK and international researchers. The team found that community pharmacists, as a ‘skilled clinical workforce’, could […]

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 Longer Duration of Positive COVID-19 PCR Test Results in People with Certain Comorbidities

Longer Duration of Positive COVID-19 PCR Test Results in People with Certain Comorbidities

Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, isolated from a patient. Image captured and colour-enhanced at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Maryland. Credit: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH New study results indicate that different comorbid conditions affecting individuals diagnosed with COVID-19 may impact how long […]

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 Overnight Health Care: US Buying Additional 200M Moderna Vaccine Doses | CureVac’s COVID-19 vaccine failed in Preliminary Trial Results | Grassley Meets with House Dems on Drug Prices

Overnight Health Care: US Buying Additional 200M Moderna Vaccine Doses | CureVac’s COVID-19 vaccine failed in Preliminary Trial Results | Grassley Meets with House Dems on Drug Prices

Today: The U.S. is buying even more doses of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine, a Gates Foundation-funded COVID-19 vaccine attempt failed, a federal appeals court struck down North Carolina’s long-standing abortion restrictions, and House Democrats huddled with Sen. Chuck GrassleyChuck GrassleyOn The Money: Schumer to trigger reconciliation process on Wednesday | Four states emerge as a test […]

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