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Israeli Data Suggests Possible Waning in Effectiveness of Pfizer Vaccine

The Coronavirus Outbreak Covid-19 Updates Coronavirus Map and Cases Delta Variant Pandemic Relief Programs Ending What is HIPAA? Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Israeli Data Suggests Possible Waning in Effectiveness of Pfizer Vaccine The new numbers still show overwhelmingly strong protection against severe disease but diminished effectiveness against… Read More »

PM’s vaccine ‘failure’ torn to pieces

Scott Morrison’s handling of Australia’s coronavirus vaccination rollout has been labelled one of the worst public policy failures in recent times. The Prime Minister is under growing pressure over the slow and problem-plagued delivery of Covid-19 jabs, blamed for the worsening and extended lockdowns now affecting 12 million people. Australia has ranked last of all… Read More »

Biomaterial-Based Vaccine Against Bacterial Infection

Researchers at the Harvard Wyss Institute have developed a biomaterial-based vaccine technology that could provide prophylactic protection against bacterial infection and septic shock. The technology is delivered as a biomaterial scaffold. Once inside the body, it captures bacterial pathogens and then recruits and activates dendritic cells to initiate a broad immune response against the pathogen… Read More »

Covid vaccine booster jabs for ‘most vulnerable’ – who is eligible for third dose?

Stage two includes the over-50s, all those aged 16-49 in a flu or Covid ‘at-risk group’ and the adult household contacts of the immunosuppressed, it added. These groups “should be offered a third dose COVID-19 booster vaccine as soon as practicable after stage one, with equal emphasis on deployment of the influenza vaccine where eligible”,… Read More »