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U.S. FDA authorizes COVID-19 vaccine boosters for the immunocompromised

[ad_1] Aug 12 (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday authorized a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) and Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) for people with compromised immune systems. A few other countries, such as Israel and Germany, plan to or have already administered the …

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Inovio focused on launching global COVID-19 vaccine trial next month – CEO

[ad_1] A woman holds a small bottle labelled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration taken October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Aug 10 (Reuters) – Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc (INO.O) is focused on launching the global late-stage trial of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate next month, …

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How the Delta variant upends assumptions about the coronavirus

[ad_1] July 26 (Reuters) – The Delta variant is the fastest, fittest and most formidable version of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 the world has encountered, and it is upending assumptions about the disease even as nations loosen restrictions and open their economies, according to virologists and epidemiologists. Vaccine protection …

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As Americans navigate conflicting COVID-19 mask advice, ‘everyone is confused’

[ad_1] PRINCETON, N.J./SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 23 (Reuters) – A COVID-19 surge ignited in parts of the United States by the highly contagious Delta variant and vaccine hesitancy has led to new mask mandates and deep confusion among some people about which guidance to follow. In Los Angeles County, leaders …

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Vaccinated people make up 75% of recent COVID-19 cases in Singapore, but few fall ill

[ad_1] A medical worker prepares a syringe at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination center in Singapore, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo SINGAPORE, July 23 (Reuters) – Vaccinated individuals accounted for three-quarters of Singapore’s COVID-19 infections in the last four weeks, but they were not falling seriously ill, government data …

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Vietnam in talks with U.S. for local production of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine

[ad_1] A woman holds a small bottle labelled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration taken October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic HANOI, July 22 (Reuters) – Vietnam is in talks with the United States on domestic production of mRNA vaccines, its foreign ministry said …

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Gamma coronavirus variant detected in Russia, Ifax reports

[ad_1] A view shows vials containing Russian-made vaccines against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) during a demonstration at a regional clinical medical and rehabilitation centre in Tver, Russia May 24, 2021. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva/File Photo MOSCOW, July 22 (Reuters) – The Gamma variant of the novel coronavirus, first found in Brazil, has …

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Sinopharm’s COVID-19 shot induces weaker antibody responses to Delta -study

[ad_1] Signage of Sinopharm is seen at the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS), following the COVID-19 outbreak, in Beijing, China September 5, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang/File Photo BEIJING, July 21 (Reuters) – Sinopharm’s COVID-19 vaccine elicited weaker antibody responses against the Delta variant, based on the first …

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Global quest underway to speed COVID-19 vaccine trials

[ad_1] Vials labelled “Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine” are seen in this illustration picture taken May 2, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic CHICAGO, July 20 (Reuters) – Scientists are working on a benchmark for COVID-19 vaccine efficacy that would allow drugmakers to conduct smaller, speedier human trials to …

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