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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,...

About viruses and men: the PRRfect steer comes with a STING to RIG 1 answer at a time

COVID-19 vaccines are the most effective way to prevent severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-CoV-2) coronavirus 2 infection. For people who are already infected, new...

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...

Pandemic rebound: are health “burned out” professionals willing to quit?

Several studies have examined the effects of burnout, stress, depression, and anxiety on frontline medical staff during the global pandemic. However, most have only...

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...

Varian(t)bility spikes: either english and brasilian coronavirus jump faster than primeval

SARS-CoV-2 has a slower mutation rate compared to other RNA viruses. However, because of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and high transmissibility, the virus...

“Houston we have a problem: COVID variants are on a collision course and approaching”

New research led by a team at Houston Methodist Hospital in the United States has modeled the aggressive genomic sequencing of severe acute respiratory...

Review “on the field” about vaccines efficacy in England: are there hopes for a “single shot”?

The current outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has caused a dramatic loss of human life and devastated the healthcare systems and socioeconomic structures...

Pandemics in health and disease: what medical outcomes are being affected globally

Each coin has its downside. Even pandemics, for better or for worse. If the lockdowns and restrictions have limited pollution and cleaned up 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...

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