Novavax: Large study finds COVID-19 shot about 90% effective

Vaccine maker Novavax said Monday its COVID-19 shot was highly effective against the disease and also protected against variants in a large study in the U.S. and Mexico, potentially offering the world yet another weapon against ...


UK hits vaccine milestone, warns of 'deadly' misinformation

Three-quarters of Britain's adult population has received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, the government said Wednesday, as it warned that "deadly" misinformation was undermining the global inoculation effort.


Vaccine efficacy is a 'gut reaction'

Varying immune response to vaccinations could be countered with microbiota-targeted interventions helping infants, older people and others to take full advantage of the benefits of effective vaccines, Australian and US experts ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Digital depression intervention may improve symptoms

A mental health smartphone app developed by a team of Northwestern Medicine investigators helped improve depressive symptoms in patients in Brazil and Peru with diabetes and hypertension, according to a recent clinical trial ...


Vast under-treatment of diabetes seen in global study

Nearly half a billion people on the planet have diabetes, but most of them aren't getting the kind of care that could make their lives healthier, longer and more productive, according to a new global study of data from people ...


Pfizer-BioNTech pledge 2B doses to less wealthy nations

American pharmaceutical company Pfizer and German company BioNTech pledged Friday to deliver 2 billion doses of their COVID-19 vaccine to middle- and low-income countries over the next 18 months, amid international calls ...

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