Novavax Phase 1 data shows coronavirus vaccine is safe and elicits an immune response

A third US company has released study results showing its coronavirus vaccine is safe and elicits an immune response.
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Authors: Assadiasl S, Fatahi Y, Zavvar M, Nicknam MH Abstract The newly emerged severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) has recently caused pandemic Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19). Considering the serious medical, economic and social consequences of this pandemic and the lack of definite medication and vaccine it is necessary to describe natural immune responses to the SARS-CoV-2 in order to exploit them for treating the patients and monitoring the general population. Moreover, detecting the most immunogenic antigens of the virus is fundamental for designing effective vaccines. Ant...
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A new survey, conducted by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, found that 91% of Americans say front-line workers should be inoculated against COVID-19 first.
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Anthony S. Fauci, MD, returns to JAMA's Q&A series to discuss the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. Recorded September 25, 2020. Related Article(s): Reassuring the Public and Clinical Community About the Scientific Review and Approval of a COVID-19 Vaccine
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More than 170 teams of researchers are racing to develop a safe and effective vaccine. Here is their progressResearchers around the world are racing to develop a vaccine against Covid-19, withmore than 170 candidate vaccines now tracked by the World Health Organization (WHO).Continue reading...
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Codagenix, a company based in New York, has created a version of the coronavirus that is around one thousand times slower at multiplying than the real thing, meaning the body should be able to stop it.
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People with extra weight may struggle to mount a robust immune response to the coronavirus — and may respond poorly to a vaccine.
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[Monitor] Uganda is set to start human trials of the Covid-19 vaccine starting November as the country continues the fight against the pandemic, Ministry of Health officials have said.
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We don ’t know yet how many of the ongoing symptoms could translate to chronic ill health in the future, and that’s worryingAs Covid-19 infection numbers show a welcome downward trend in Melbourne and the city ’s residents look forward to some easing of restrictions, it’s time to consider the longer-term health consequences of the pandemic.More than 27,000 Australians – including some 20,000 Victorians – have been infected with the virus, with almost 900 deaths to date. Many countries are now in the grip of a second wave as the pandemic continues to take a toll on millions of lives aroun...
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With an ever-climbing tally of COVID-19 infections, deaths, and calculations about how quickly the virus is spreading, the numbers can start to lose meaning. But one million is a resonant milestone. According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, the world has now lost one million lives to the new coronavirus. It’s easy to draw analogies—one million people dying of COVID-19 would be the equivalent of just over the entire population of a country like Djibouti, or just under the populace of Cyprus. Perhaps more sobering would be to think of that number less as an entity and more in terms of the precio...
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(Natural News) With mere weeks remaining before President Trump’s “Operation Warp Speed” Wuhan coronavirus (covid-19) vaccines hit the market, leftists everywhere, including Rep. Donna Shalala (D-Fl.), are lining up to announce that they have suddenly become anti-vaxxers. Shalala, who used to head up the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), told Joy Reid of...
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