A mixed vaccination of first AstraZeneca (AZN.L) and then a Pfizer (PFE.N) COVID-19 shot boosted neutralizing antibody levels by six times compared with two AstraZeneca doses, a study from South Korea showed. The study involved..
Antibodies triggered by Sinovac Biotech's (SVA.O) COVID-19 vaccine decline below a key threshold from around six months after a second dose for most recipients, although a third shot could have a strong boosting effect, according to a l..
More than 40% of adults in England have gained weight during the pandemic, a survey suggests, with the average gain being half a stone (just over 3kg). Public Health England (PHE), which surveyed 5,000 people, says Covid lockdowns and disrupted da..
Europe's medicines regulator said on Thursday it had added a rare nerve-degenerating disorder, Guillain-Barré syndrome, as a possible rare side effect from Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ.N) COVID-19 vaccine after it reviewed 10..
The Gamma variant of the novel coronavirus, first found in Brazil, has been detected in small quantities in Russia, the Interfax news agency cited the developer behind Russia's EpiVacCorona vaccine as saying on Thursday. Russia faces a surge i..
Two doses of Pfizer (PFE.N) or AstraZeneca's (AZN.L) COVID-19 vaccine are nearly as effective against the highly transmissible Delta coronavirus variant as they are against the previously dominant Alpha variant, a study publis..
The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has reiterated the importance of adhering covid protocols to maintain safe and healthy during the holidays of Eid Al Adha. The health care facility has been advising the public to follow all preventiv..
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) is exploring a plan to offload liabilities from widespread Baby Powder litigation into a newly created business that would then seek bankruptcy protection, according to seven people familiar with the matter. ..
According to the latest data by Ministry of Public Health (MOPH), over 85% of the individuals aged more than 40 years have received full vaccination while carrying out its Covid-19 national vaccination program. MOPH’s data showed that ov..
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