Vaccination

White House: Get new booster by Halloween for safer holidays

The White House on Tuesday said eligible Americans should get the updated COVID-19 boosters by Halloween to have maximum protection against the coronavirus by Thanksgiving and the holidays, as it warned of a "challenging" ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Immunologists unravel battle plans of deadly coronaviruses

Immunologists from Trinity, who have worked on coronaviruses for the past decade, have just unraveled new secrets behind the viruses' battle plans—providing new insights into how these deadly viruses sometimes win the war ...

Other

Pfizer sees Covid-19 drug sales topping $50 bn in 2022

Pfizer forecast more than $50 billion in 2022 sales for its Covid-19 vaccine and therapeutic on Tuesday as the pharmaceutical giant reported a more than doubling of annual profits on strong sales of its innoculation.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientist behind UK vaccine says next pandemic may be worse

One of the scientists behind the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is warning that the next pandemic may be more contagious and more lethal unless more money is devoted to research and preparations to fight emerging viral ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nipah virus: Could it cause the next pandemic?

The severe and devastating consequences of the coronavirus pandemic were undoubtedly made worse by a substantial lack of pandemic preparedness, with the exception of East and South East Asia, which had built up defenses after ...

Health

Mayo Clinic Minute: Bats can be a rabies threat

October is Bat Month and a good time to make sure they are not roosting in your home. The Humane Society of the United States has tips to evict them so they don't hibernate in your home for the winter.

Vaccination

Why people should be vaccinated for COVID-19: Questions answered

The latest data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that only a third of all pregnant women in the U.S. are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, yet they are among the most vulnerable who ...

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