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WHO’s Tedros to set out follow-up study into COVID-19 origins-director Ryan

16-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:21 AM

WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreysus will share proposals for a phase 2 study into the origins of the coronavirus with member states on Friday, its emergency [...] » More

UN warns of ‘perfect storm’ as childhood vaccination plummets

16-Jul-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

The UN warned Thursday that a “perfect storm” was brewing, with a raging pandemic disrupting access to routine vaccinations, leaving millions of children at risk [...] » More

Israel launches third vaccine jab for most vulnerable

14-Jul-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Israel on Monday began administering a third shot of the Pfiser/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine to patients with compromised immune systems, as cases in the country rise, the [...] » More

‘Increased risk’ of rare nerve disorder after J&J Covid vaccine: US

14-Jul-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

The US Food and Drug Administration on Monday added a warning to the fact sheet for Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine saying that data suggests there is an [...] » More

FDA Adds Warning Of Rare Autoimmune Disorder To J&J Vaccine

14-Jul-2021 Intellasia | HuffPost | 5:02 AM

The Food and Drug Administration is attaching a new warning to the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine about an increased risk of Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare [...] » More

Australian scientists develop pain-free blood sugar test for diabetics

14-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Australian scientists say they have developed the “holy grail” of blood sugar testing for diabetics, a non-invasive strip that checks glucose levels via saliva. [...] » More

Pfiser-BioNTech to seek authorisation for 3rd Covid shot: statement

10-Jul-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 7:12 AM

Pfiser and BioNTech announced Thursday they would seek regulatory authorisation for a third dose of their Covid-19 vaccine. It comes after initial data from an ongoing trial [...] » More

Dr Fauci States A Big Frustration About People Not Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine

10-Jul-2021 Intellasia | HuffPost | 7:12 AM

Dr Anthony Fauci called out the attempted politicisation in some conservative circles of COVID-19 vaccines, telling people who are hesitant to receive the shot to just [...] » More

CDC investigating death of 13-year-old boy after second covid shot

07-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Independent | 5:02 AM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating the death of a 13-year-old boy from Michigan, who died several days after his second coronavirus vaccine. [...] » More

Should People With Immune Problems Get Third Vaccine Doses?

07-Jul-2021 Intellasia | NYTimes | 5:02 AM

When it came to coronavirus vaccination, the third time was the charm for Esther Jones, a dialysis nurse in rural Oregon. After two doses of the Pfiser-BioNTech vaccine [...] » More

Pfizer says COVID vaccine is highly effective against Delta variant

25-Jun-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:10 AM

The Pfizer-BioNTech >PFE.N< vaccine is highly effective against the Delta variant of COVID-19, a Pfizer official in Israel said on Thursday. First identified in India, [...] » More

WHO estimates Covid-19 boosters needed yearly for most vulnerable

25-Jun-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:09 AM

The World Health Organization (WHO) forecasts that people most vulnerable to COVID-19, such as the elderly, will need to get an annual vaccine booster to be protected against [...] » More

Researchers find biological links between red meat and colorectal cancer

19-Jun-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 11:54 AM

Eating less red meat is standard medical advice for preventing colorectal cancer, but the way it causes cells to mutate has remained unclear, and not all experts were [...] » More

Astra antibody cocktail fails to prevent COVID-19 symptoms in large trial

16-Jun-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

AstraZeneca (AZN.L) said on Tuesday a late-stage trial failed to provide evidence that its COVID-19 antibody therapy protected people who had contact with an infected person [...] » More

WHO warns virus quicker than vaccines after G7 doses pledge

16-Jun-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

The WHO warned Monday that Covid-19 was moving faster than the vaccines, and said the G7′s vow to share a billion doses with poorer nations was simply not enough. [...] » More