Tag Archive for: Vaccines

With a range of heavy-hitting speakers, including former President Barack Obama, attendees gathered at the Brooklyn Navy Yard to learn more about the possibilities of the future of healthcare and biomedicine, and reflect on lessons learned from the past.

In an interview, WHO senior adviser Bruce Aylward warned that richer nations must not step back from tackling COVID-19 as a global problem now, ahead of future potential waves of infection.

As of Thursday, 4.4 million people had received redesigned COVID-19 booster shots, a few weeks into the government’s new vaccination campaign.

Now that most people in North America and Europe are vaccinated and the COVID-19 pandemic is diminishing, Moderna is looking for its second act.

A collaborative team of researchers from Harvard University, Columbia University and Rutgers University has unlocked the mechanism of the danger signal adenosine triphosphate (ATP). The discovery could go on to influence the way in which immunomodulators, such as vaccines and allergy medications, are formulated.

California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency over monkeypox on Monday in a move aimed at bolstering vaccination efforts to slow the spread of an outbreak that has infected more than 5,800 Americans.

‘Living with COVID’: Where the pandemic could go next By Jennifer Rigby and Julie Steenhuysen LONDON/CHICAGO, Aug 1 (Reuters) – As the third winter of the coronavirus pandemic looms in […]

A look at factors associated with Alzheimer’s disease; how antisense oligonucleotides could create a protein missing in cystic fibrosis patients; how belly fat increases the risk of metabolic disease; and how COVID booster shots offset some of the variants’ immune evasion tactics.

An experimental COVID-19 vaccine in the form of an oral tablet has shown promising immune responses in a small preliminary trial designed mainly to evaluate its safety; High blood pressure more than doubles the risk of hospitalization during COVID-19 infections with the coronavirus Omicron variant, even in people who are fully vaccinated and boosted, a U.S. study showed.

Things are looking up for GSK and its chief Emma Walmsley as the British drugs giant prepares to spin off its consumer health business on Monday in London’s biggest listing in a decade and the company’s most radical shake-up in 20 years.