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SinoVac against coronavirus: the effectiveness on the field for the healthcare professionals

SARS-CoV-2 has now infected almost 170 million individuals and caused over 3.5 million deaths around the world. Despite the vaccine administration across the globe,...

COVID vaccines: they work against the indian variant, while the nasal route is better than parenteral

Recently, India has been affected severely by a second wave of COVID-19 pandemic because of a newly emerged VOC (B.1.617.1) that exhibits potentially high...

Nanotech and Chimaera at your service: together we will immunize you

Researchers at Duke University, USA, are looking into the possibility of a combined influenza and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine that could be used...

Effectiveness on AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccines: higher than expectations even across ages and genders

The novel SARS-CoV-2 virus is the agent responsible for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic that continues to pose a threat to global public...

One shot to shield ‘em all: reCOVIred people may just need one dose of vaccine

People who have recovered from COVID-19 had a robust antibody response after the first mRNA vaccine dose, but little immune benefit after the second...

Big Apple variant official: is there gonna be concern for another viral “spike”?

New research led by Patrick McGann from Walter Reed Army Institute of Research found the first cases of the B.1.1.220 variant with an E484K...

Against southafrican variant: mRNA vax get overcome by ciRNA technology

The speed of development of the COVID-19 vaccine is unprecedented, with six of them already approved for emergency use. One of the most pervasive...

COVID vaccine side effects: they are all on “nano-reasons”

Lipid nanoparticles (LNPs) are the carrier vehicles that protect messenger RNA (mRNA) molecules from degradation and aid intracellular delivery and endosomal escape in the...

COVID-19 immunews: antibody protection may last long in severe survivors

Most people who are exposed to SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, only experience mild symptoms or none at all. However, the infection can...

Death comes with a Sting: but venom must be enhanced out of it

Scientists at Scripps Research have discovered a molecule that can activate a natural immune-boosting protein called STING (short for STimulator of INterferon Genes). The...

Psoriasis and arthritis in sequence: how PAR1 receptor drives inflammation from surface to the bone

Psoriasis is characterized by red, scaly patches that are itchy and painful; it is chronic, incurable and affects 2% to 3% of the population...

Herpes viruses and multiple sclerosis: beside HHV-6 also the EBV/HHV-4 has been associated with the risk

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune, inflammatory disorder in which the body's own immune system attacks the myelin sheath that forms a protective coating around...

Pneumonia: discovered how it grows back from residual flu

The situation is relatively common, especially in winter. You come down with the flu, which lasts longer than usual. A few days later, you...

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